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Ecology of Coccinellidae

Monograph

Series: Series Entomologica Volume: 54

By: I Hodek and A Honek

464 pages, 11 plates, 95 figs, 133 tabs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #62591 | ISBN: 0792341775
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NHBS Price: £310.00 $390/€369 approx

About this book

Monograph on this group of beetles, better known as the ladybirds. They are beneficial predators of aphids, scale insects and mites. Chapters cover morphology, anatomy, phylogeny, natural history, distribution, and use as biological control agents.


Contents

1. Morphology and Anatomy; I. Kovar. 2. Phylogeny; I. Kovar. 3. Variability and Genetic Studies; A. Honek. 4. Life History and Development; A. Honek. 5. Distribution in Habitats; A. Honek, I. Hodek. 6. Food Relationships; I. Hodek. 7. Dormancy; I. Hodek. 8. Enemies of Coccinellidae; P. Ceryngier, I. Hodek. 9. Effectiveness and Utilization; I. Hodek, A. Honek.

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