Further reading

Berenbaum, M.R. (1995) Bugs in the System. Insects and their Impact on Human Affairs. Helix Books, Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA.

Bossart, J.L. & Carlton, C.E. (2002) Insect conservation in America. American Entomologist 40(2), 82–91.

Collins, N.M. & Thomas, J.A. (eds.) (1991) Conservation of Insects and their Habitats. Academic Press, London.

DeFoliart, G.R. (ed.) (1988–1995) The Food Insects Newsletter. Department of Entomology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. [See Dunkel reference below.]

DeFoliart, G.R. (1989) The human use of insects as food and as animal feed. Bulletin of the Entomological Society of America 35, 22–35.

DeFoliart, G.R. (1995) Edible insects as minilivestock. Biodiversity and Conservation 4, 306–21.

DeFoliart, G.R. (1999) Insects as food; why the western attitude is important. Annual Review of Entomology 44, 21–50.

Dunkel, F.V. (ed.) (1995—present) The Food Insects Newsletter. Department of Entomology, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT.

Erwin, T.L. (1982) Tropical forests: their richness in Coleoptera and other arthropod species. The Coleopterists Bulletin 36, 74–5.

Gaston, K.J. (1994) Spatial patterns of species description: how is our knowledge of the global insect fauna growing? Biological Conservation 67, 37–40.

Gaston, K.J. (ed.) (1996) Biodiversity. A Biology of Numbers and Difference. Blackwell Science, Oxford.

Gaston, K.J. & Hudson, E. (1994) Regional patterns of diversity and estimates of global insect species richness. Biodiversity and Conservation 3, 493–500.

Hammond, P.M. (1994) Practical approaches to the estimation of the extent of biodiversity in speciose groups. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, London B 345, 119–36.

International Commission of Zoological Nomenclature (1985) International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, 3rd edn. Inter- national Trust for Zoological Nomenclature, London, in association with British Museum (Natural History) and University of California Press, Berkeley, CA.

May, R.M. (1994) Conceptual aspects of the quantification of the extent of biodiversity. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, London B 345, 13–20.

New, T.R. (1995) An Introduction to Invertebrate Conservation Biology. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Novotny, V., Basset, Y., Miller, S.E., Weiblen, G.D., Bremer, B., Cizek, L. & Drozi, P. (2002) Low host specificity of herbivorous insects in a tropical forest. Nature 416, 841–4.

Price, P.W. (1997) Insect Ecology, 3rd edn. John Wiley & Sons, New York.

Roberts, C. (1998) Long-term costs of the mopane worm harvest. Oryx 32(1), 6–8.

Samways, M.J. (1994) Insect Conservation Biology. Chapman & Hall, London.

Speight, M.R., Hunter, M.D. & Watt, A.D. (1999) Ecology of Insects. Concepts and Applications. Blackwell Science, Oxford. Stork, N.E. (1988) Insect diversity: facts, fiction and speculation. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 35, 321–37.

Stork, N.E. (1993) How many species are there? Biodiversity and Conservation 2, 215–32.

Stork, N.E., Adis, J. & Didham, R.K. (eds.) (1997) Canopy Arthropods. Chapman & Hall, London.

Tsutsui, N.D. & Suarez, A.V. (2003) The colony structure and population biology of invasive ants. Conservation Biology 17, 48–58.

Vane-Wright, R.I. (1991) Why not eat insects? Bulletin of Entomological Research 81, 1–4.

Wheeler, Q.D. (1990) Insect diversity and cladistic constraints. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 83, 1031–47.

See also articles in “Conservation Special” Antenna 25(1) (2001) and “Arthropod Diversity and Conservation in Southern Africa” African Entomology 10(1) (2002).

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