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Insect behavior

Author: Robert W Matthews; Janice R Matthews
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
"For thirty years, Insect Behavior served as students' sole overview of a field of study that is growing exponentially. Considerably updated and expanded, this second edition still retains its constructive balance between modern developments and historical insights, between new examples and old, between empirical work and theory, and between pertinent conclusions and the dynamic field and laboratory experiences from  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert W Matthews; Janice R Matthews
ISBN: 9789048123889 9048123887 9048123895 9789048123896
OCLC Number: 310400873
Description: xiii, 514 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The history and scope of insect behavior --
Programming and integrating behavior --
Spatial adjustment --
Foraging and feeding --
Defense : a survival catalogue --
Chemical communication --
Visual communication --
Mechanocommunication --
Reproductive behavior --
Parental behaviors and social life.
Responsibility: Robert W. Matthews, Janice R. Matthews.


This book offers a comprehensive overview of fundamental concepts of animal behavior as they relate to insects. Considerably updated and expanded, this new edition includes 26 case studies, as well  Read more...


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