Dictionary of Entomology, A

Publication Year: 2000

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Gordh, Gordon; Headrick, D.H.

Publisher: CAB International

ISBN: 978-1-84-593542-9

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This dictionary is the only listing which covers insect anatomy, behavior, biology, ecology, histology, molecular biology, morphology, pest management, taxonomy and systematics.

A comprehensive, fully cross-referenced collection of over 28,000 terms, names and phrases used in entomology, incorporating an estimated 43,000 definitions, this volume provides the origin, etymology, part of speech and definition of each term and phrase, including the language, meaning or root of each term and constituent parts. Where meanings have changed, or terms have been borrowed from other disciplines, the most current usage is indicated.

The common names of insects, their scientific binomen and taxonomic classification are provided, with diagnoses of pest species in many cases. All insect order, suborder, superfamily, family and subfamily names are given, together with the diagnostic features of orders and families. Names of deceased entomologists, or scientists from other fields who have contributed to entomology are included, with the citation for their biography or obituary. This book is an essential reference source for all professionals and students of entomology and related disciplines.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: CAB International
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Gordh, Gordon; Headrick, D.H.
ISBN: 978-1-84-593542-9
Specialty:
Entomology
Animal Sciences
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 1031
Year: 2000

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