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Academic & Professional Books  Insects & other Invertebrates  Insects  Insects: General

The Evolution of Insect Flight

By: AK Brodsky
224 pages, 9 b/w illus, 156 line illus
The Evolution of Insect Flight
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  • The Evolution of Insect Flight ISBN: 9780198500896 Paperback Nov 1996 Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
  • The Evolution of Insect Flight ISBN: 9780198546818 Hardback Dec 1994 Out of Print #28689
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This is the first book on this subject since JWS Pringle's classic Insect Flight was published in 1957. Much has been written since on applied and ecological aspects of flight, but consideration of the question of the origin of wings and flight has been largely confined to armchair speculation in a scattered literature. To make matters worse, much of the recent empirical work has only appeared in Russian.
The author is a leading Russian authority on insect flight, a pioneer in the use of empirical aerodynamic techniques to unravel mechanisms which underlie insect flight and hence its origins. By uniting fossil, structural, and phylogenetic information with his empirical studies, he draws a coherent, well-substantiated picture of the evolution of insect flight.

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By: AK Brodsky
224 pages, 9 b/w illus, 156 line illus
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