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Insect biology edited by Christopher Fleming

Contributor(s): Fleming, Christopher.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Syrawood, 2016Description: ix, 203 p. : illu, figs., tables, 28 cm.ISBN: 9781682860663; 1682860663.Subject(s): Insect biologyDDC classification: 595.7
Contents:
Congregation sites and sleeping roost of male stingless bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Meliponini) -- Species composition of termites (Isoptera) in different cerrado vegetation physiognomies -- Age polyethism in the swarm-founding wasp metapolybia miltoni (Andena & Carpenter) Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Polistinae, Epiponini) -- Toxicity of hydramethylnon to the leaf-cutting ant atta sexdens rubropilosa forel (Hyimenoptera: Formicidae) -- Temporal activity patterns and foraging behavior by social wasps (Hymenoptera, Polistinae) on fruits of mangifera indica L. (Anacardiaceae) -- Does forest phisiognomy affect the structure of orchid bee (Hymenoptera, apidae, euglossini) communities? A study in the atlantic forest of rio de janeiro state, Brazil -- Trophic guild structure of a canopy ants community in a Mexican tropical deciduous forest -- Comparative evaluation of three chitin synthesis inhibitor termite baits using multiple bioassay designs -- Trap-nesting solitary wasps (Hymenoptera: Aculeata) in an insular landscape: Mortality rates for immature wasps, parasitism, and sex ratios -- The social wasp fauna of a riparian forest in southeastern Brazil (Hymenoptera, Vespidae) -- Molecular phylogeny of the ant subfamily formicinae (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from China based on mitochondrial genes -- Studies on an enigmatic blepharidatta wheeler polukation (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from the Brazilian caatinga -- The genetic characterization of myrmelachista roger assemblages (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae) in the Atlantic forest of sotheastern Brazil -- Inauilinitermes johnchapmani, a new termite species (Isoptera: Termitidae: Termitinae) from the Llanos of North Central Bolivia -- Pos-embryonic development of intramandibular glands in pachycondyla erenae (Forel) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) workers -- Reproductive status of the social wasp polistes versicolor (Hymenoptera, vespidae) -- Homey bee health in apiaries in the vale do paraiba, sao paulo state, southeastern Brazil -- Coexistence patterns between ants and spiders in grassland habitats -- Composition and diversity of ant species into leaf litter of two fragments of a semi-deciduous seasonal forest in the atlantic forest biome in barra do choca, Bahia, Brazil -- Size variation in eggs laid by normal-sized and miniature queens of plebeia remota (Holmberg) (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Meliponini) -- Chemical composition, antinociceptive and free radical-scavenging activities of geopropolis from Melipona subnitida ducke (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Meliponini) -- Notes on ants of the genus strumigenys F. Smith, 1860 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Aravian peninsula, with a key to species -- Genetic variability of stingless bees melipona mondury smith and melipona quadrifasciata lepeletier (Hymenoptera: Apidae) from a meliponary -- Assessing sperm quality in stingless bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) -- Distance and habitat drive fine scale stingless bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) community turnover across naturally heterigeneous forests in the western amazon -- Polygyny, inbreeding and wingless males in the malagasy ant cardiocondyla shuckardi forel (Hymenoptera, formicidae) -- Defensive repertoire of he stingless bee melipona flavolineata friese (Hymenoptera: Apidae) -- Diapause in stingless bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae).
Summary: The study of insect biology is of high importance for a number of fields like agriculture, chemistry, biology, health science, etc. This book in insect biology covers adiverse set of topics ranging from insect anatomy and physiology to topics like genetics, evolution, behavior of insects. etc. This text is a valuable compilation of researches, ranging from the basic to the most complex advancements in the field of insect biology. It provides significant information of this discipline to help develop a good understanding about the field among students and aid research scholars.
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Congregation sites and sleeping roost of male stingless bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Meliponini) -- Species composition of termites (Isoptera) in different cerrado vegetation physiognomies -- Age polyethism in the swarm-founding wasp metapolybia miltoni (Andena & Carpenter) Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Polistinae, Epiponini) -- Toxicity of hydramethylnon to the leaf-cutting ant atta sexdens rubropilosa forel (Hyimenoptera: Formicidae) -- Temporal activity patterns and foraging behavior by social wasps (Hymenoptera, Polistinae) on fruits of mangifera indica L. (Anacardiaceae) -- Does forest phisiognomy affect the structure of orchid bee (Hymenoptera, apidae, euglossini) communities? A study in the atlantic forest of rio de janeiro state, Brazil -- Trophic guild structure of a canopy ants community in a Mexican tropical deciduous forest -- Comparative evaluation of three chitin synthesis inhibitor termite baits using multiple bioassay designs -- Trap-nesting solitary wasps (Hymenoptera: Aculeata) in an insular landscape: Mortality rates for immature wasps, parasitism, and sex ratios -- The social wasp fauna of a riparian forest in southeastern Brazil (Hymenoptera, Vespidae) -- Molecular phylogeny of the ant subfamily formicinae (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from China based on mitochondrial genes -- Studies on an enigmatic blepharidatta wheeler polukation (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from the Brazilian caatinga -- The genetic characterization of myrmelachista roger assemblages (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae) in the Atlantic forest of sotheastern Brazil -- Inauilinitermes johnchapmani, a new termite species (Isoptera: Termitidae: Termitinae) from the Llanos of North Central Bolivia -- Pos-embryonic development of intramandibular glands in pachycondyla erenae (Forel) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) workers -- Reproductive status of the social wasp polistes versicolor (Hymenoptera, vespidae) -- Homey bee health in apiaries in the vale do paraiba, sao paulo state, southeastern Brazil -- Coexistence patterns between ants and spiders in grassland habitats -- Composition and diversity of ant species into leaf litter of two fragments of a semi-deciduous seasonal forest in the atlantic forest biome in barra do choca, Bahia, Brazil -- Size variation in eggs laid by normal-sized and miniature queens of plebeia remota (Holmberg) (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Meliponini) -- Chemical composition, antinociceptive and free radical-scavenging activities of geopropolis from Melipona subnitida ducke (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Meliponini) -- Notes on ants of the genus strumigenys F. Smith, 1860 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Aravian peninsula, with a key to species -- Genetic variability of stingless bees melipona mondury smith and melipona quadrifasciata lepeletier (Hymenoptera: Apidae) from a meliponary -- Assessing sperm quality in stingless bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) -- Distance and habitat drive fine scale stingless bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) community turnover across naturally heterigeneous forests in the western amazon -- Polygyny, inbreeding and wingless males in the malagasy ant cardiocondyla shuckardi forel (Hymenoptera, formicidae) -- Defensive repertoire of he stingless bee melipona flavolineata friese (Hymenoptera: Apidae) -- Diapause in stingless bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae).

The study of insect biology is of high importance for a number of fields like agriculture, chemistry, biology, health science, etc. This book in insect biology covers adiverse set of topics ranging from insect anatomy and physiology to topics like genetics, evolution, behavior of insects. etc. This text is a valuable compilation of researches, ranging from the basic to the most complex advancements in the field of insect biology. It provides significant information of this discipline to help develop a good understanding about the field among students and aid research scholars.

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