Insects on dock plants

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    Tags:
    • dock
    • ecology
    • entomology
    • identification
    • insects
    • invertebrates
    • taxonomy

    Description

    Dock plants are widely accessible and pleasant to work with, and ecologists can begin to unravel the interactions that link together the species in a representative insect/plant community. Their fauna is now also well enough known to be accessible to the non-specialist.

    Readership

    Sixth-form, undergraduate, postgraduate, field centre, ecological consultant, wildlife trust, conservation volunteer

    Table of Contents

    Introduction
    Docks and sorrels
    Biology of key insect species
    Keys:
    Key 1 Docks and sorrels
    Key II Invertebrate groups
    Key III Hemiptera: aphids and other buys
    Key IV Lepidoptera: adult and larval moths and butterflies
    Key V Coleoptera: adult and larval beetles
    Key VI Winged adult Hymenoptera
    Apocrita and Symphyta
    Key VII Diptera: adult and larval flies
    Techniques
    Some useful addresses
    References and further reading

    Bibliographic Information

    • 56 pages
    • B/w illustrations
    • 4 colour plates
    • BISAC NAT017000, SCI020000
    • BIC PSVT7, WNCN, PSVS