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    Insect Collection and Identification - Techniques for the Field and Laboratory

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    AuthorsTimothy J. Gibb & Christian Oseto
    LanguageEnglish
    ISBN9780128165706
    PublisherAcademic Press
    Pages354
    Size235 x 191 mm
    FormatPaperback
    ImagesIllustrations
    Year published2019

    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.

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

     

    Suitable for professionals, researchers, and students in entomology; specific disciplines include insect physiology, insect taxonomy, forensic entomology, medical entomology, and insect systematics

     

    Table of Contents

    Basic Tools and General Techniques
    1. Equipment and Collecting Methods
    2. Agents for Killing and Preserving
    3. Storage of Specimens

    Classification of Insects and Mites
    4. Classification
    5. Synopsis of Insect Orders
    6. Description of Hexapod Orders

    Appendix
    I: Liquid Preservation Formulas
    II: Mounting Small and Soft Bodied Specimens
    III: Directory – State Extension Service Directors and Administrators
    IV: Submitting Specimens for Identification

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    9780128165706
    EAN
    9780128165706

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