Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 April 2001

328 Pages | numerous line illustrations


ISBN: 9780198500025

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

Essential Entomology

An Order-by-Order Introduction

George C. McGavin
Illustrations by Richard Lewington

  • A short, accessible, entomology primer
  • A systematic treatment of the orders, with each order on a new page with a large clear diagram, with key features of the order listed, along with life-history and biology details
  • Covers the essentials of insect evolution, biology, and structure
  • Includes the most modern theories, for instance on the evolution of insect flight
  • Richard Lewington's pencil drawings, one for each order, are magnificent

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