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Title:
The other insect societies
Author:
Costa, James T., 1963-
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Publication Information:
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2006.
Physical Description:
xiv, 767 pages, 28 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Foreword / Bert Hölldobler -- Commentary / Edward O. Wilson -- Introduction : What's in a name? -- The ecology of social evolution : lessons from the other insect societies -- Orthopteroidea. Dermaptera : earwig mothers -- Orthoptera : hopper herds and cricket families -- Embiidina : the web spinners -- Mantodea and Phasmatodea : mantids and walkingsticks -- Blattodea : cockroaches that care -- Psocoptera and Zoraptera : barklice and angel insects -- Hemipteroidea. Hemiptera : Sternorrhyncha : Aphidoidea : samurai aphids -- Hemiptera : Auchenorrhyncha : treehopper herds -- Hemiptera : Heteroptera I : Terrestrial bugs -- Hemiptera : Heteroptera II : Aquatic bugs -- Thysanoptera : communes and family fortresses.

Neuropteroidea. Coleoptera : beetle societies I : Dung, rove, and carrion beetles and their allies -- Coleoptera : beetle societies II : Bark and ambrosia beetles and other weevils -- Coleoptera : beetle societies III : Leaf, fungus, carrion, darkling, and whirligig beetles and their allies -- Panorpoidea. Lepidoptera : social caterpillars I : Moths -- Lepidoptera : social caterpillars II : More moths, and social butterflies -- Hymenopteroidea. Hymenoptera : Symphyta : sawfliy societies -- Noninsect arthropods. Other social arthropods : arachnids, centipedes, millipedes, and crustaceans -- Coda : sociality in an Appalachian spring.
ISBN:
9780674021631
Format :
Book