Insect Collection and Identification: Techniques for the Field and Laboratory

Gibb, Timothy J., Oseto, Christian

  • 出版商: Academic Press
  • 出版日期: 2019-11-11
  • 售價: $2,990
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$2,841
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 342
  • 裝訂: Quality Paper - also called trade paper
  • ISBN: 0128165707
  • ISBN-13: 9780128165706
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Insect Collection and Identification: Techniques for the Field and Laboratory, Second Edition is the definitive text on all aspects required for collecting and properly preparing specimens for identification. This book provides detailed taxonomic keys to insects and related arthropods, giving recent classification changes to various insect taxa, along with updated preservation materials and techniques for molecular and genomic studies. It includes methods of rearing, storing and shipping specimens, along with a supporting glossary. New sections provide suggestions on how insects and other arthropods can be used within, and outside, the formal classroom and examine currently accepted procedures for collecting insects at crime scenes.

This book is a necessary reference for entomology professionals and researchers who seek the most updated taxonomy and techniques for collection and preservation. It will serve as a valuable resource for entomology students and professionals who need illustrative and detailed information for easy arthropod identification.

  • Features updated and concise illustrations for anatomical identification
  • Provides an overview of general insect anatomy with dichotomous keys
  • Offers sample insect-arthropod based activities for science projects
  • Expands the forensic aspect of evidence collection and chain-of-custody requirements