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Desert Arthropods: Life History Variations

Series: Adaptations of Desert Organisms

By: Fred Punzo

230 pages, 51 figs, 22 tabs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #106541 | ISBN: 3540660410
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About this book

Provides a basic account of the life cycles and life history strategies of the major groups of desert arthropods. It covers a wide variety of topics including an overview of major adaptations in desert arthropods, characteristic features of deserts, a comprehensive review of life history theory, and a detailed description of embryonic and postembryonic development.

From the reviews "... this book is a must for libraries of ecological and entomological institutions." (Journal of General and Applied Entomlogy, 2002, Vol. 25, Issue 4)


Contents

Life Histories and the Desert Environment.- Embryonic Development.- Postembryonic Development.- Reproduction.- Life Histories: Individual Case Studies.- Relationship Between Life History and Behavioral Ecology.- References.- Subject Index.


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