Collecting and Preserving Insects and Arachnids
by I.M. Millar, V.M Uys, R.P. Urban
Publisher: ARC-PPRI 1999
Number of pages: 112
A manual for entomology and arachnology. Techniques to collect, process and prepare insects and arachnids for study are presented, as well as important information on how to preserve and curate material in a reference collection.
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Contents: Insect physiology and morphology; Blattodea; Coleoptera; Dermaptera; Diptera; Ephemeroptera; Hemiptera; Hymenoptera; Isoptera; Lepidoptera; Mantodea; Neuroptera; Odonata; Phasmatodea; Phthiraptera; Plecoptera; Orthoptera; Siphonaptera.
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by William Jacob Holland - Doubleday, Page & Company
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