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Encyclopedia of entomology

Author: John L Capinera
Publisher: Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2008.
Series: Springer reference.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Provides an overview of insects and their close relatives. Coverage includes insect classification, behavior, ecology, genetics and evolution, physiology, and management, and references to relevant literature. All the major arthropod groups are addressed, along with many important families and species. Places special emphasis on insect relationships with people, medical entomology, biological control and insect  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Encyclopedia of entomology.
Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2008
(DLC) 2008930112
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John L Capinera
ISBN: 9781402063596 1402063598 1402062427 1402063601 9781402062421 9781402063602 9780306483806 0306483807
OCLC Number: 288440300
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (4 volumes (lxiii, 4346 pages, [128] pages of plates)) : illustrations (some color), maps
Contents: V. 1. A-C --
v. 2. D-K --
v. 3. L-R --
v. 4. S-Z.
Series Title: Springer reference.
Responsibility: edited by John L. Capinera.


The Encyclopedia of Entomology provides a detailed, global overview of insects and their close relatives, including taxonomy, behavior, ecology, physiology, history, and management. The encyclopedia  Read more...


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