: 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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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.

Over 50 colour photographs, together with the informative text and an accompanying website with links to video clips, appendices, textboxes and further reading lists, encourage a deeper scientific study of insects. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation.

Key features of insect structure, function, behaviour, ecology and classification are integrated with appropriate molecular studies. This popular textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to this extraordinary diversity, and places entomology central to the theory and practice of evolutionary and ecological studies. Gulllan also highly recommend this exemplary book to instructors teaching insect biology and related courses, and any student interested in the life sciences.


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The book is intended as the principal text for students studying entomology, as well as a reference text for undergraduate and graduate courses in the fields of ecology, agriculture, fisheries and forestry, palaeontology, zoology, and medical and veterinary science.

By significantly updating the information presented in the book, the authors amply illustrate the dynamic nature of Entomology. A strong evolutionary theme is maintained throughout. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. The remarkable range of content, coupled with the resources to support learning,is exceptional.

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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 gullna animals. Cransfon boxes describe a worrying increase in insect threats to landscape and commercial trees including eucalypts, palms and coffee and explain the value of genetic data, including evolutionary developmental biology and DNA barcoding, in insect biodiversity studies.


This book is an excellent ambassador to that pursuit. A reference guide to orders Email alerts New issue alert. Much of the book is organized around major biological themes: Lloyd Vernon Knutson — View Student Companion Site. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

Insects are the most successful group of animals on Earth.

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Citing articles via Google Scholar. At the same time, each edition, and the 5th edition is no exception in this, has responded to developments in technology and concerns that drive the field of entomology.

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. Request an Evaluation Copy for this title. An Outline of Entomology. Request permission to reuse content from this site.

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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