Анатомия и физиология насекомых
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/ The Insects — an Outline of Entomology
The Insects — an Outline of Entomology
conservation of insects
Curiosity alone concerning the identities and lifestyles of the fellow inhabitants of our planet justifies the study of insects. Some of us ...
Insects are segmented invertebrates that possess the articulated external skeleton (exoskeleton) characteristic of all arthropods. Groups are ...
What you see if you dissect open the body of an insect is a complex and compact masterpiece of functional design. Figure 3.1 ...
In the opening chapter of this book we suggested that the success of insects derives at least in part from their ability ...
Most insects are sexual and thus mature males and females must be present at the same time and place for reproduction to take place.
In this chapter we discuss the pattern of growth from egg to adult — the ontogeny — and life histories of insects. The ...
Because there are so many guides to the identity and classification of birds, mammals, and flowers, it is tempting to think that ...
The insects have had a long history since the divergence of the Hexapoda from the Crustacea many millions of years ago. In this time the ...
A profile of a typical soil shows an upper layer of recently derived vegetational material, termed litter, overlying more decayed ...
Every inland waterbody, whether a river, stream, seepage, or lake, supports a biological community. The most familiar components often are the ...
Insects and plants share ancient associations that date from the Carboniferous, some 300 million years ago (Fig. 8.1). Evidence preserved ...
The study of insect social behaviors is a popular entomological topic and there is a voluminous literature, ranging from the popular ...
We saw in Chapter 11 that many insects are phytophagous, feeding directly on primary producers, the algae and higher plants. These ...
Although some humans eat insects (section 1.6), many “western” cultures are reluctant to use them as food; this aversion extends no further ...
Aside from their impact on agricultural and horticultural crops, insects impinge on us mainly through the diseases they can transmit to humans ...
Insects become pests when they conflict with our welfare, aesthetics, or profits. For example, otherwise innocuous insects can provoke severe allergic ...
Methods in entomology
For many entomologists, questions of how and what to collect and preserve are determined by the research project (see also section 13.4). Choice ...
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