Wysyłka: Niedostępna
Sugerowana cena detaliczna 196,35 PLN
Nasza cena: 190,26 PLN
Oszczędzasz 3%
Dodaj do Schowka
Zaloguj się
Przypomnij hasło
×
×
Darmowa dostawa
Oferujemy szeroki asortyment - ponad 120 tys. produktów
Dysponujemy solidną wiedzą - działamy już 11 lat
Dbamy o wybór najcenniejszych tytułów

Opis: Bugs Rule! - Richard Redak, Whitney Cranshaw

Bugs Rule! provides a lively introduction to the biology and natural history of insects and their noninsect cousins, such as spiders, scorpions, and centipedes. This richly illustrated textbook features more than 830 color photos, a concise overview of the basics of entomology, and numerous sidebars that highlight and explain key points. Detailed chapters cover each of the major insect groups, describing their physiology, behaviors, feeding habits, reproduction, human interactions, and more. Ideal for nonscience majors and anyone seeking to learn more about insects and their arthropod relatives, Bugs Rule! offers a one-of-a-kind gateway into the world of these amazing creatures. It places a greater emphasis on natural history than standard textbooks on the subject. It covers the biology and natural history of all the insect orders. It provides a thorough review of the noninsect arthropods, such as spiders, scorpions, centipedes, millipedes, and crustaceans. It features more than 830 color photos. It highlights the importance of insects and other arthropods, including their impact on human society. It is an online illustration package is available to professors.PREFACE ix ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xi 1 Introduction to the Arthropods 1 2 What One Sees on the Outside--External Features of Insects 14 3 The Internal Organization 39 4 Growth and Metamorphosis 58 5 The Arachnids--Spiders, Scorpions, Mites, and Other Eight-Legged Wonders 75 6 The "Other" Arthropods 119 7 Oldies but Goodies 136 8 Insects Fly! 144 9 Jumpers and Strollers--Grasshoppers, Crickets, and Walkingsticks 155 10 Variety Is the Spice of Life--Some Minor, but Interesting, Insect Orders 171 11 Roach Cities and Assassin Cousins 182 12 Lousy Nitpickers 202 13 Life on an All-Fluid Diet 212 14 Insect Bruisers and Their Lacewinged Cousins 252 15 City Builders That Rule 296 16 Scale-Winged Beauties and Custom Homebuilders 339 17 "Gift" Bearers of Plague--or a Plump Insect Wedding Present 377 18 Marvels of the Air--Two-Winged Wonders 387 APPENDIX I: STATE INSECTS 425 APPENDIX II: LARGEST ARTHROPODS 431 APPENDIX III: SUMMARY OF FEATURES OF THE HEXAPOD ORDERS 435 GLOSSARY 459 INDEX 475


Szczegóły: Bugs Rule! - Richard Redak, Whitney Cranshaw

Tytuł: Bugs Rule!
Autor: Richard Redak, Whitney Cranshaw
Producent: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691124957
Rok produkcji: 2013
Ilość stron: 472
Oprawa: Twarda


Recenzje: Bugs Rule! - Richard Redak, Whitney Cranshaw

Zaloguj się
Przypomnij hasło
×
×

Bugs Rule! provides a lively introduction to the biology and natural history of insects and their noninsect cousins, such as spiders, scorpions, and centipedes. This richly illustrated textbook features more than 830 color photos, a concise overview of the basics of entomology, and numerous sidebars that highlight and explain key points. Detailed chapters cover each of the major insect groups, describing their physiology, behaviors, feeding habits, reproduction, human interactions, and more. Ideal for nonscience majors and anyone seeking to learn more about insects and their arthropod relatives, Bugs Rule! offers a one-of-a-kind gateway into the world of these amazing creatures. It places a greater emphasis on natural history than standard textbooks on the subject. It covers the biology and natural history of all the insect orders. It provides a thorough review of the noninsect arthropods, such as spiders, scorpions, centipedes, millipedes, and crustaceans. It features more than 830 color photos. It highlights the importance of insects and other arthropods, including their impact on human society. It is an online illustration package is available to professors.PREFACE ix ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xi 1 Introduction to the Arthropods 1 2 What One Sees on the Outside--External Features of Insects 14 3 The Internal Organization 39 4 Growth and Metamorphosis 58 5 The Arachnids--Spiders, Scorpions, Mites, and Other Eight-Legged Wonders 75 6 The "Other" Arthropods 119 7 Oldies but Goodies 136 8 Insects Fly! 144 9 Jumpers and Strollers--Grasshoppers, Crickets, and Walkingsticks 155 10 Variety Is the Spice of Life--Some Minor, but Interesting, Insect Orders 171 11 Roach Cities and Assassin Cousins 182 12 Lousy Nitpickers 202 13 Life on an All-Fluid Diet 212 14 Insect Bruisers and Their Lacewinged Cousins 252 15 City Builders That Rule 296 16 Scale-Winged Beauties and Custom Homebuilders 339 17 "Gift" Bearers of Plague--or a Plump Insect Wedding Present 377 18 Marvels of the Air--Two-Winged Wonders 387 APPENDIX I: STATE INSECTS 425 APPENDIX II: LARGEST ARTHROPODS 431 APPENDIX III: SUMMARY OF FEATURES OF THE HEXAPOD ORDERS 435 GLOSSARY 459 INDEX 475

Powiadom o dostępności
Podaj swój e-mail a zostaniesz poinformowany jak tylko pozycja będzie dostępna.
×
Cena 196,35 PLN
Nasza cena 190,26 PLN
Oszczędzasz 3%
Wysyłka: Niedostępna
Dodaj do Schowka
Zaloguj się
Przypomnij hasło
×
×

Darmowa dostawa
Zaloguj się
Przypomnij hasło
×
×
Dodane do koszyka
×