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The Insects - Outline of Entomology 3th Edition - Overview ppsx

The Insects - Outline of Entomology 3th Edition - Overview ppsx
... CONSERVATION OF INSECTS, 1.1 What is entomology? 1.2 The importance of insects, 1.3 Insect biodiversity, 1.4 Naming and classification of insects, 1.5 Insects in popular culture and commerce, 1.6 Insects ... Close-up of the second-instar male nymphs of Cystococcus pomiformis feeding from the nutritive tissue lining the cavity of the maternal gall (see p 12) (P.J Gullan) 2.5 Adult male scale insect of ... 45-million-year-old amber and from museums, and then found living in Namibia (south-west Africa), and now known to be quite widespread in southern Africa This finding of the first new order of insects...
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The Insects - Outline of Entomology 3th Edition - Chapter 1 ppt

The Insects - Outline of Entomology 3th Edition - Chapter 1 ppt
... 37 g 1g 1g 400 mg 18 mg mg 15 mg 1. 5 mg 1. 7 mg 20 mg 21. 5% 38.4 4.0 43.8 10 4.2 41. 7 680.0 – 8.7 67.4 47.7 13 .2% 26.3 5.0 54.6 57.8 10 .6 70.0 – – – – 13 .0% 76.3 35.5 69.5 13 .5 19 7.2 12 0.0 15 3.3 ... numbers of insects is the role of sexual selection in the diversification of many insects The propensity of insects to become isolated in small populations (because of the fine scale of their activities) ... protein in some areas of the Northern Province TIC 01 5/20/04 4:49 PM Page 12 12 The importance, diversity, and conservation of insects of Zambia The edible caterpillars of species of Imbrasia (Saturniidae),...
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The Insects - Outline of Entomology 3th Edition - Chapter 2 pot

The Insects - Outline of Entomology 3th Edition - Chapter 2 pot
... Fig 2. 22 The left wings of a range of insects showing some of the major wing modifications: (a) fore wing of a butterfly of Danaus (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae); (b) fore wing of a dragonfly of Urothemis ... (Fig 2. 22a) and the triangle in Odonata (Fig 2. 22b) The pterostigma is an opaque or pigmented spot anteriorly near the apex of the wing (Figs 2. 20 & 2. 22b) Wing venation patterns are consistent ... surface; and the two lateral pleura (singular: TIC 02 5 /20 /04 4:49 PM Page 29 Segmentation and tagmosis 29 Fig 2. 8 The major body axes and the relationship of parts of the appendages to the body,...
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The Insects - Outline of Entomology 3th Edition - Chapter 3 potx

The Insects - Outline of Entomology 3th Edition - Chapter 3 potx
... including JH-I, JH-II, JHIII, and JH-0 The occurrence of mixed-JH-producing insects (such as the tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta) TIC 03 5/20/04 4:48 PM Page 61 The circulatory system Fig 3. 8 The main ... ringed hose of a vacuum cleaner) The cuticular linings of the tracheae are shed with the rest of the exoskeleton when the insect molts Usually even the linings of the finest branches of the tracheal ... treatment, and to relevant chapters in the Encyclopedia of Insects (Resh & Cardé 20 03) 3. 1 MUSCLES AND LOCOMOTION As stated in section 1 .3. 4, much of the success of insects relates to their ability to...
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The Insects - Outline of Entomology 3th Edition - Chapter 4 ppsx

The Insects - Outline of Entomology 3th Edition - Chapter 4 ppsx
... flexion of the joint gives a variable stimulus to the sensilla, thereby allowing TIC 04 5/20/ 04 4 :47 PM Page 87 Mechanical stimuli 87 knob-like modified hind wing of Diptera), at the base of which there ... that controls the mode of reproduction (i.e either sexual or parthenogenetic) The setting of the biological clock (Box 4. 4) relies upon the ability to detect photoperiod 4. 4.2 Stemmata The only visual ... light), chemo- for taste and odor, geo- for gravity, hygro- for moisture, TIC 04 5/20/ 04 4 :47 PM Page 111 Further reading phono- for sound, photo- for light, rheo- for water current, and thermo- for...
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The Insects - Outline of Entomology 3th Edition - Chapter 5 pot

The Insects - Outline of Entomology 3th Edition - Chapter 5 pot
... cells produce the eggshell and the surface sculpturing of the chorion usually reflects the outline of these cells Typically, the eggs are yolk-rich and thus large relative to the size of the adult ... oviposition in insects 5. 1 BRINGING THE SEXES TOGETHER Insects often are at their most conspicuous when synchronizing the time and place for mating The flashing lights of fireflies, the singing of crickets, ... destroys the mother-pupa from within, either by larval perforation of the cuticle or by the eating of the mother by the offspring Pedogenesis appears to have evolved to allow maximum use of locally...
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The Insects - Outline of Entomology 3th Edition - Chapter 6 pptx

The Insects - Outline of Entomology 3th Edition - Chapter 6 pptx
... exemplify the trade-offs associated with allometric growth TIC 06 5/20/04 4:45 PM Page 166 166 Insect development and life histories 6. 9.2 Age-grading of adult insects The age of an adult insect ... position in the egg Later, near the end of embryogenesis (Fig 6. 5h,i), the edges of the germ band grow over the remaining yolk and fuse mid-dorsally to form the lateral and dorsal parts of the insect ... renders the tissues sensitive to EH and permits the release of EH into the hemolymph (see section 6. 2.4 for further discussion of the actions of eclosion hormone) Apolysis at the end of the fifth...
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The Insects - Outline of Entomology 3th Edition - Chapter 7 pdf

The Insects - Outline of Entomology 3th Edition - Chapter 7 pdf
... view on many of the internal relationships of Insecta and their wider grouping, the Hexapoda These are discussed below 7. 2 THE EXTANT HEXAPODA The Hexapoda (usually given the rank of superclass) ... origin to the rest of the Hexapoda (see Box 7. 1) If Collembola belong to the Hexapoda, then they form either the sister group to Protura comprising the clade Ellipura or alone form the sister ... wings held roof-like over the abdomen, fore wings either membranous or in the form of tegmina of uniform texture, and with the rostrum arising ventrally close to the anterior of the thorax, “Homoptera”...
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The Insects - Outline of Entomology 3th Edition - Chapter 9 ppt

The Insects - Outline of Entomology 3th Edition - Chapter 9 ppt
... calliphorids that follow shortly thereafter, as the corpse develops an odor All these flies either lay eggs or larviposit on the corpse The principal predators on the insects of the corpse fauna are staphylinid, ... range used by the family The use by insects of subterranean fungal bodies in the form of mycorrhizae and hyphae within the soil is poorly known The phylogenetic relationships of the Sciaridae ... nature 9. 5.2 Fungus farming by leaf-cutter ants The subterranean ant nests of the genus Atta (15 species) and the rather smaller colonies of Acromyrmex (24 species) are amongst the major earthen...
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The Insects - Outline of Entomology 3th Edition - Chapter 10 pdf

The Insects - Outline of Entomology 3th Edition - Chapter 10 pdf
... and 10. 2 THE EVOLUTION OF AQUATIC LIFESTYLES Hypotheses concerning the origin of wings in insects (section 8.4) have different implications regarding the evolution of aquatic lifestyles The paranotal ... gill” When the bubble has become too small, it is replenished by the insect returning to the surface The longevity of the bubble depends upon the relative rates of consumption of oxygen and of gaseous ... amongst the most familiar neustic insects that exploit the surface film (Box 10. 6) They use hydrofuge (water-repellent) hair piles on the legs and venter to avoid breaking the film Water-striders...
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