Physiological Systems in Insects

By

  • Marc Klowden, Professor Emeritus of Entomology, University of Idaho, Moscow ID
  • Marc Klowden, University of Idaho, Moscow, U.S.A.

As the largest living group on earth, insects can provide us with insight into adaptation, evolution, and survival. The 2nd edition of this standard text for insect physiology courses and entomologists provides the most comprehensive analysis of the systems that make insects important contributors to our environment. Physiological Systems in Insects discusses the role of insect molecular biology, nueroendocrinology, biochemistry, and genetics in our understanding of insects. Organized according to insect physiological functions, this book is fully updated with the latest and foundational research that has influenced understanding of the patterns and processes of insects.
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Audience

Entomologists, evolutionary biologists and geneticists

 

Book information

  • Published: August 2007
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-369493-5


Table of Contents

Chapter 1ENDOCRINE SYSTEMSChapter 2INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEMSChapter 3DEVELOPMENTAL SYSTEMSChapter 4REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMSChapter 5BEHAVIORAL SYSTEMSChapter 6METABOLIC SYSTEMSChapter 7CIRCULATORY SYSTEMSChapter 8EXCRETORY SYSTEMSChapter 9RESPIRATORY SYSTEMSChapter 10LOCOMOTOR SYSTEMSChapter 11NERVOUS SYSTEMSChapter 12COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS