Encyclopedia of Entomology, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1402063598
  • ISBN-13: 9781402063596
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 4346 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released December 2008
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Provides an overview of insects and their close relatives. Coverage includes insect classification, behavior, ecology, genetics and evolution, physiology, and management, and references to relevant literature. All the major arthropod groups are addressed, along with many important families and species. Places special emphasis on insect relationships with people, medical entomology, biological control and insect pathology.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Board.
Acknowledgments.
Preface.
Highlights of the Encyclopedia of Entomology.
List of Contributors.
1: Abafi-Aigner, Lajos (Ludwig Aigner).
2: Abaxial Surface.
3: Abbott, John.
4: Abbott's Formula.
5: Abdomen.
6: Abdomen of Hexapods.
7: Abdominal Pumping.
8: Abiotic Disease.
9: Abiotic Factors.
10: Abnormality.
11: Abrocomophagidae.
12: Absolute Methods of Sampling.
13: Acanaloniidae.
14: Acanthmetropodidae.
15: Acanthopteroctetidae.
16: Acanthosomatidae.
17: Acaricide.
18: Acaricides or Miticides.
19: Accessory Cell.
20: Accessory Circulatory Organ.
21: Accessory Gland.
22: Accessory Vein.
23: Accessory Hearts.
24: Accidental Host.
25: Accidental Species.
26: Acclimation.
27: Accuracy.
28: Acephalous.
29: Acerentomidae.
30: Acetylcholine.
31: Acetylcholine Esterase.
32: Achilidae.
33: Aclerididae.
34: Acoustical Communication in Heteroptera (Hemiptera: Heteroptera).
35: Acoustic Aposematism (Clicking) by Caterpillars.
36: Acoustic Communication in Insects.
37: Acrididae.
38: Acriology.
39: Acrobat Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae).
40: Acroceridae.
41: Acrolepiidae.
42: Acrolophidae.
43: Acron.
44: Acrosternite.
45: Action Threshold.
46: Active Dispersal.
47: Active Ingredient (A.I.).
48: Active Space.
49: Active Ventilation.
50: Aculae.
51: Aculeus.
52: Acute.
53: Acute Bee Paralysis.
54: Aculeate.
55: Acute Toxicity.
56: Adaptation.
57: Adaptation of Indigenous Insects to Introduced Crops.
58: Adaxial Surface.
59: Adeheterothripidae.
60: Adelgidae.
61: Adelidae.
62: Adephaga.
63: Aderidae.
64: Adfrontal Areas.
65: Adelphoparasitism.
66: Adherence.
67: Adipohemocyte.
68: Adipokinetic Hormone (AKH).
69: Adipokinetic and Hypertrehalosemic Neurohormones.
70: Adjuvants.
71: Adoption Substance.
72: Adult.
73: Adulticide.
74: Adultoid Reproductive.
75: Adult Transport.
76: Adventitious Veins.
77: Adventive.
78: Aedeagus.
79: Aenictopecheidae.
80: Aeolothripidae.
81: Aepophilidae.
82: Aeshnidae.
83: Aetalionid Treehoppers.
84: Aerial Photography.
85: Aeropile.
86: Aerosol.
87: Aesthetic Injury Level.
88: Aesthetic Pest.
89: Aestivation.
90: Aetalionidae.
91: African Armyworm, Spodoptera Exempta (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).
92: African Honey Bee, Africanized Honey Bee, or Killer Bee, Apis Mellifera Scutellata Lepeletier (Hymenoptera: Apidae).
93: African Horse Sickness Viruses.
94: Africanized Bees.
95: African Mahogany-Feeding Caterpillar, Heteronygmia Dissimilis Aurivillius (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae).
96: African Maiden Moths (Lepidoptera: Thyretidae).
97: African Pine-Feeding Grasshoppers, Plagiotriptus Pinivorus (Descamps) and P. Hippiscus (Gerst.) (Orthoptera: Eumastacidae).
98: African Primitive Ghost Moths (Lepidoptera: Prototheoridae).
99: African Red Tick, Rhipicephalus Evertsi, (Acarina: Ixodidae).
100: African Skipper Moths (Lepidoptera: Apoprogonidae).
101: African Sleeping Sickness.
102: African Slug Caterpillar Moths (Lepidoptera: Chrysopolomidae).
103: African Swine Fever.
104: Agaonidae (Hymenoptera).
105: Agathiphagidae.
106: Agassiz, Jean Louis Rodolphe.
107: Age Polythism.
108: Aggregation.
109: Aggregation Pheromone.
110: Aggregative Response.
111: Agnathous.
112: Aggressive Mimicry.
113: Agonoxenidae.
114: Agricolous.
115: Agricultural Chemicals.
116: Agricultural Consultant.
117: Agricultural Crop Pests in Southeast Asia Including Southern China.
118: Agroecology.
119: Agromyzidae.
120: Agyrtidae.
121: A.I..
122: Alarm-Defense System.
123: Air Sacs.
124: Alarm Pheromone.
125: Alarm Pheromones of Insects.
126: Alarm-Recruitment System.
127: Alary Muscles.
128: Alate (pl., Alatae or Alates).
129: Alderflies.
130: Alderflies and Dobsonflies (Megaloptera).
131: Aldrovandi, Ulisse (Ulysse, Ulysses).
132: Aldyidae.
133: Aleyrodidae.
134: Alexander, Charles Paul.
135: Alfalfa Leafcutting Bee, Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae).
136: Alfalfa (Lucerne) Pests and their Management.
137: Alfalfa Weevil, Hypera postica (Gyllenhal) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).
138: Alga (pl., Algae).
139: Alien.
140: Alienicolae.
141: Alimentary Canal and Digestion.
142: Alimentary System.
143: Alinotum.
144: Alitrunk.
145: Allatostatins.
146: Allatotropins.
147: Alleculidae.
148: Allegheny Mound Ant, Formica Exsectoides (Hymenoptera: Formicidae).
149: Allele.
150: Allelochemic.
151: Allelochemicals.
152: Allelopathy.
153: Allen's Rule.
154: Allochronic Speciation.
155: Allogenic Succession.
156: Allometric Growth.
157: Allomone.
158: Allopatric.
159: Allopatric Speciation.
160: Allophagic Speciation.
161: Allozyme.
162: Almond Seed Wasp, Eurytoma Amygdali Enderlein (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae).
163: Alpha Taxonomy.
164: Alternate Host.
165: Alternation of Generations.
166: Altruism.
167: Alucitidae.
168: Alula.
169: Amazonian Primitive Ghost Moths (Lepidoptera: Neotheoridae).
170: Amber Insects: DNA Preserved?.
171: Ambrosia Beetles.
172: Ambush Bugs.
173: Ameletopsidae.
174: Amelitidae.
175: Amerasinghe, Felix P.
176: American Butterfly Moths (Lepidoptera: Hedylidae).
177: American False Tiger Moths (Lepidoptera: Dioptidae).
178: American Grasshopper, Schistocerca Americana (Drury) (Orthoptera: Acrididae).
179: American Foulbrood.
180: American Serpentine Leafminer, Liriomyza Trifolii (Burgess) (Diptera: Agromyzidae).
181: American Silkworm Moths (Lepidoptera: Apatelodidae).
182: American Swallowtail Moths (Lepidoptera: Sematuridae).
183: American Tropical Silkworm Moths (Lepidoptera: Oxytenidae).
184: Ametabolous.
185: Ametropodidae.
186: Amino Acid.
187: Ammophilous.
188: Amoebae.
189: Amoebiasis.
190: Amorphoscelididae.
191: Amphienotomidae.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Board.
Acknowledgments.
Preface.
Highlights of the Encyclopedia of Entomology.
List of Contributors.
1: Abafi-Aigner, Lajos (Ludwig Aigner).
2: Abaxial Surface.
3: Abbott, John.
4: Abbott's Formula.
5: Abdomen.
6: Abdomen of Hexapods.
7: Abdominal Pumping.
8: Abiotic Disease.
9: Abiotic Factors.
10: Abnormality.
11: Abrocomophagidae.
12: Absolute Methods of Sampling.
13: Acanaloniidae.
14: Acanthmetropodidae.
15: Acanthopteroctetidae.
16: Acanthosomatidae.
17: Acaricide.
18: Acaricides or Miticides.
19: Accessory Cell.
20: Accessory Circulatory Organ.
21: Accessory Gland.
22: Accessory Vein.
23: Accessory Hearts.
24: Accidental Host.
25: Accidental Species.
26: Acclimation.
27: Accuracy.
28: Acephalous.
29: Acerentomidae.
30: Acetylcholine.
31: Acetylcholine Esterase.
32: Achilidae.
33: Aclerididae.
34: Acoustical Communication in Heteroptera (Hemiptera: Heteroptera).
35: Acoustic Aposematism (Clicking) by Caterpillars.
36: Acoustic Communication in Insects.
37: Acrididae.
38: Acriology.
39: Acrobat Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae).
40: Acroceridae.
41: Acrolepiidae.
42: Acrolophidae.
43: Acron.
44: Acrosternite.
45: Action Threshold.
46: Active Dispersal.
47: Active Ingredient (A.I.).
48: Active Space.
49: Active Ventilation.
50: Aculae.
51: Aculeus.
52: Acute.
53: Acute Bee Paralysis.
54: Aculeate.
55: Acute Toxicity.
56: Adaptation.
57: Adaptation of Indigenous Insects to Introduced Crops.
58: Adaxial Surface.
59: Adeheterothripidae.
60: Adelgidae.
61: Adelidae.
62: Adephaga.
63: Aderidae.
64: Adfrontal Areas.
65: Adelphoparasitism.
66: Adherence.
67: Adipohemocyte.
68: Adipokinetic Hormone (AKH).
69: Adipokinetic and Hypertrehalosemic Neurohormones.
70: Adjuvants.
71: Adoption Substance.
72: Adult.
73: Adulticide.
74: Adultoid Reproductive.
75: Adult Transport.
76: Adventitious Veins.
77: Adventive.
78: Aedeagus.
79: Aenictopecheidae.
80: Aeolothripidae.
81: Aepophilidae.
82: Aeshnidae.
83: Aetalionid Treehoppers.
84: Aerial Photography.
85: Aeropile.
86: Aerosol.
87: Aesthetic Injury Level.
88: Aesthetic Pest.
89: Aestivation.
90: Aetalionidae.
91: African Armyworm, Spodoptera Exempta (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).
92: African Honey Bee, Africanized Honey Bee, or Killer Bee, Apis Mellifera Scutellata Lepeletier (Hymenoptera: Apidae).
93: African Horse Sickness Viruses.
94: Africanized Bees.
95: African Mahogany-Feeding Caterpillar, Heteronygmia Dissimilis Aurivillius (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae).
96: African Maiden Moths (Lepidoptera: Thyretidae).
97: African Pine-Feeding Grasshoppers, Plagiotriptus Pinivorus (Descamps) and P. Hippiscus (Gerst.) (Orthoptera: Eumastacidae).
98: African Primitive Ghost Moths (Lepidoptera: Prototheoridae).
99: African Red Tick, Rhipicephalus Evertsi, (Acarina: Ixodidae).
100: African Skipper Moths (Lepidoptera: Apoprogonidae).
101: African Sleeping Sickness.
102: African Slug Caterpillar Moths (Lepidoptera: Chrysopolomidae).
103: African Swine Fever.
104: Agaonidae (Hymenoptera).
105: Agathiphagidae.
106: Agassiz, Jean Louis Rodolphe.
107: Age Polythism.
108: Aggregation.
109: Aggregation Pheromone.
110: Aggregative Response.
111: Agnathous.
112: Aggressive Mimicry.
113: Agonoxenidae.
114: Agricolous.
115: Agricultural Chemicals.
116: Agricultural Consultant.
117: Agricultural Crop Pests in Southeast Asia Including Southern China.
118: Agroecology.
119: Agromyzidae.
120: Agyrtidae.
121: A.I..
122: Alarm-Defense System.
123: Air Sacs.
124: Alarm Pheromone.
125: Alarm Pheromones of Insects.
126: Alarm-Recruitment System.
127: Alary Muscles.
128: Alate (pl., Alatae or Alates).
129: Alderflies.
130: Alderflies and Dobsonflies (Megaloptera).
131: Aldrovandi, Ulisse (Ulysse, Ulysses).
132: Aldyidae.
133: Aleyrodidae.
134: Alexander, Charles Paul.
135: Alfalfa Leafcutting Bee, Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae).
136: Alfalfa (Lucerne) Pests and their Management.
137: Alfalfa Weevil, Hypera postica (Gyllenhal) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).
138: Alga (pl., Algae).
139: Alien.
140: Alienicolae.
141: Alimentary Canal and Digestion.
142: Alimentary System.
143: Alinotum.
144: Alitrunk.
145: Allatostatins.
146: Allatotropins.
147: Alleculidae.
148: Allegheny Mound Ant, Formica Exsectoides (Hymenoptera: Formicidae).
149: Allele.
150: Allelochemic.
151: Allelochemicals.
152: Allelopathy.
153: Allen's Rule.
154: Allochronic Speciation.
155: Allogenic Succession.
156: Allometric Growth.
157: Allomone.
158: Allopatric.
159: Allopatric Speciation.
160: Allophagic Speciation.
161: Allozyme.
162: Almond Seed Wasp, Eurytoma Amygdali Enderlein (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae).
163: Alpha Taxonomy.
164: Alternate Host.
165: Alternation of Generations.
166: Altruism.
167: Alucitidae.
168: Alula.
169: Amazonian Primitive Ghost Moths (Lepidoptera: Neotheoridae).
170: Amber Insects: DNA Preserved?.
171: Ambrosia Beetles.
172: Ambush Bugs.
173: Ameletopsidae.
174: Amelitidae.
175: Amerasinghe, Felix P.
176: American Butterfly Moths (Lepidoptera: Hedylidae).
177: American False Tiger Moths (Lepidoptera: Dioptidae).
178: American Grasshopper, Schistocerca Americana (Drury) (Orthoptera: Acrididae).
179: American Foulbrood.
180: American Serpentine Leafminer, Liriomyza Trifolii (Burgess) (Diptera: Agromyzidae).
181: American Silkworm Moths (Lepidoptera: Apatelodidae).
182: American Swallowtail Moths (Lepidoptera: Sematuridae).
183: American Tropical Silkworm Moths (Lepidoptera: Oxytenidae).
184: Ametabolous.
185: Ametropodidae.
186: Amino Acid.
187: Ammophilous.
188: Amoebae.
189: Amoebiasis.
190: Amorphoscelididae.
191: Amphienotomidae.