Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 December 2013

656 Pages | 467 illustrations (354 LDs, 113 half-tones)

7-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199873784

Bookseller Code (04)

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Daly and Doyen's Introduction to Insect Biology and Diversity

Third Edition

James B. Whitfield and Alexander H. Purcell III

  • Message: The most comprehensive and affordable insect biology text available.
  • An all-in-one resource that introduces both comprehensive coverage of general biological principles as they relate to insects as well as numerous insect identification keys.
  • Detailed insect identification keys showing the range of insect diversity
  • Plentiful line drawings and photographs clearly illustrating insect physiology
  • Detailed, clear, and relevant coverage appropriate for a wide range of undergraduate students

New to this Edition:

  • Updated to contain the latest information on genetics, development, physiology, evolution, phylogeny, and systematics
  • Revised to address the changing student demographic audience, the third edition now focuses more on the needs and interests of students from a wide range of majors, including pre-health, pre-med, and other life science areas
  • A new thematic discussion of evolution runs throughout the text
  • Increased focus on relevant, real world application

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