Urban Insects and Arachnids, 1st Edition

  • W H Robinson
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  • ISBN-10: 0511481047
  • ISBN-13: 9780511481048
  • DDC: 595.7165
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 480 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released October 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

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Overview

A major reference covering all the major groups of insects and other arthropods that are considered urban pests. It provides the reader with an up-to-date and comprehensive review of basic biology, behaviour, distribution and, most importantly, control methodology.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Handbook of Urban Insects and Arachnids.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
1: Urban Entomology.
2: Introduction.
3: The Urban Ecosystem.
4: Pest Status and Pest Control.
5: Insects in the Urban Environment.
6: Blattaria.
7: Coleoptera.
8: Collembola, Dermaptera.
9: Diptera, Ephemeroptera.
10: Hemiptera, Homoptera.
11: Hymenoptera.
12: Isoptera.
13: Lepidoptera.
14: Mantodea, Neuroptera.
15: Orthoptera, Phasmatodea.
16: Phthiraptera.
17: Plecoptera, Psocoptera.
18: Siphonaptera.
19: Thysanoptera, Thysanura, Trichoptera.
20: Other Arthropods in the Urban Environment.
21: Arthropoda.
Family, Genus, Species Index.
Index.