: The Insects: An Outline of Entomology (): P. J. Gullan, P. S. Cranston: Books. Gullan, P.J. and Cranston, P.S. () Insects An Outline of Entomology. 3rd Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Hoboken, p. Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Dec 1, , Robert J. Wilson and others published P. J. Gullan and P. S. Cranston: The insects: an outline of entomology .

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Earlier versions of this hardcover textbook, dedicated to the study of insects, have been my text of choice for teaching entomology courses for the last five years, and the newest edition provides significant updates and an entirely new chapter. Would you like to change to the site?

It is a comprehensive introduction to insect science that keeps the pace with a dynamic, diverse, and fast-moving field. Student View Student Companion Site.

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Key features of insect structure, function, behaviour, ecology and classification are integrated with appropriate molecular studies. Much of the book is organized around major biological themes: They are critical components of nearly all ecosystems, and provide essential services to the environment.


There is major revision to the chapter on systematics and a new chapter, Insects in a Changing World, includes insect responses to, and the consequences of, both climate change and human-assisted global alterations to distributions.

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Insects are the most successful group of animals on Earth. For Permissions, please email: I am delighted to see that I will have no hesitation in recommending the latest edition of this textbook to our students. Fully revised, this fifth edition opens with a chapter concerning the popular side of insect studies, including insects in citizen science, zoos and butterfly houses, and insects as food for humans and animals.

One of my favorite aspects of this book is its versatility An Outline of Entomology, 5th Edition P. Request an Evaluation Copy for this title. Permissions Request permission to reuse content from this site. Neuroptera lacewings owlflies and antlions Megaloptera alderflies dobsonflies and fishflies and Raphidioptera snakeflies 22 Coleoptera beetles 23 Strepsiptera strepsipterans 24 Diptera true flies 25 Mecoptera hangingflies scorpionflies and snowfleas 26 Siphonaptera fleas 27 Trichoptera caddisflies 28 Lepidoptera butterflies and moths 29 Hymenoptera ants bees wasps sawflies and wood wasps Glossary References Index Appendix: It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.


Despite the abundance, diversity, and importance of insects, relatively few introductory entomology textbooks are available, particularly those that can accommodate courses with both laboratory sections and specimen collection requirements.

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The Insects: An Outline of Entomology, 5th Edition

You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site. A reference guide to orders By significantly updating the information presented in the book, the authors amply illustrate the dynamic nature of Entomology.

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The authors maintain the clarity and conciseness of earlier editions, and extend the profuse illustrations with new hand-drawn figures.