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Field Guides & Natural History  Insects & other Invertebrates  Insects  Springtails (Collembola)

Pictorial Handbook on Indian Collembola, Part 1

Field / Identification Guide
By: Ashis Kumar Hazra(Author), GP Mandal(Author), Ramakrishna(Foreword By)
38 pages, 2 plates with colour photos, 2 plates with colour illustrations; 46 b/w photos and b/w line drawings
Pictorial Handbook on Indian Collembola, Part 1
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About this book

Collembola – popularly known as "springtails" – are small and permanently wingless insects. There are approximately 7500 described species worldwide. From India about 230 species under 86 genera, 8 families and 2 sub-orders are known. The present hand book provides pictorial key to 8 families, 11 subfamilies and 82 genera. The classification followed here is after Christiansen & Bellinger (1980).

Contents

1. Introduction
2. General morphology of Collembola
3. Collection and preservation of Collembola
4. Systematic account
5. Key to families of Collembola
6. Section Poduromorpha
7. Family Hypogastruridae
8. Family Onychiuridae
9. Section Entomobryomorpha
10. Family Isotomidae
11. Family Entomobryidae
12. Suborder Symphypleona
13. Family Neelidae
14. Family Sminthuridae

Acknowledgements
References

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Field / Identification Guide
By: Ashis Kumar Hazra(Author), GP Mandal(Author), Ramakrishna(Foreword By)
38 pages, 2 plates with colour photos, 2 plates with colour illustrations; 46 b/w photos and b/w line drawings
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