Book 2011

‘In Considerable Variety’: Introducing the Diversity of Australia’s Insects

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ISBN: 978-94-007-1779-4 (Print) 978-94-007-1780-0 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-12

    The Basic Insect Pattern: Theme and Variations

  3. Chapter

    Pages 13-22

    Fossils and Major Insect Adaptations

  4. Chapter

    Pages 23-36

    Insect Life Histories

  5. Chapter

    Pages 37-54

    Origins, Distributions and Diversity

  6. Chapter

    Pages 55-67

    Environments and Habitat for Insects in Australia

  7. Chapter

    Pages 69-92

    Foods and Feeding Biology

  8. Chapter

    Pages 93-111

    Insect Behaviour and Lifestyles

  9. Chapter

    Pages 113-127

    Insect Communities

  10. Chapter

    Pages 129-137

    Insect Populations

  11. Chapter

    Pages 139-147

    Insects in Inland Water Environments

  12. Chapter

    Pages 149-155

    Australia’s Alpine Insects

  13. Chapter

    Pages 157-165

    Lowland Insects and Their Environments: Non-forest Habitats

  14. Chapter

    Pages 167-175

    Forest Insects

  15. Chapter

    Pages 177-185

    Insects and People in Australia

  16. Chapter

    Pages 187-197

    Australia’s Alien Insects

  17. Chapter

    Pages 199-210

    Conservation

  18. Chapter

    Pages 211-222

    Diversity and Its Implications for Understanding Australia’s Insects

  19. Back Matter

    Pages 223-254