Aphid predators - Pelagic Publishing

Aphid predators

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Tags:
  • aphid
  • aphids
  • ecology
  • economic entomology
  • entomology
  • identification
  • key
  • predation
  • predator

Description

Aphids and their colonies are excellent arenas in which to observe predators in action. A range of insects come to eat or parasitise the aphids or to drink their honeydew.

Readership

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

Table of Contents

Introduction;
Natural History
Investigating predation
Identification: Guide to aphid species: Key I Major groups of insects found at aphid colonies; Key II Hoverflies; Key III Ladybirds; Key IV Aphid midges; Key V Flower bugs; Key VI Lacewings; Key VII Ants; Guide to ground and rove beetles
Techniques
Useful addresses; References and further reading.

Bibliographic Information

  • 77 pages
  • Figures, b/w illustrations
  • 2 colour plates
  • BISAC NAT017000, SCI020000
  • BIC PSVT7, PSVS, WNCN