A Systematic Catalogue of Eight Scale Insect Families (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) of the World

1st Edition

Aclerdidae, Asterolecaniidae, Beesoniidae, Carayonemidae, Conchaspididae, Dactylopiidae, Kerriidae and Lecanodiaspididae

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Description

A Systematic Catalogue of Soft-Scale Insects is a synthesis and catalogue of all the information published on eight families of scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) worldwide from 1758 to the present. Data is provided on their correct scientific names, common names, synonyms, taxonomy, host plants, distribution, natural enemies, biology, and economic importance. This book will be a valuable compendium of biological and systematic information for zoologists, entomologists, crop protection specialists, quarantine officers, students studying entomology and related disciplines, and others who require information about scale insects for research and control projects.

Key Features

Families covered: * Aclerdidae - 57 species in 5 genera * Asterolecaniidae - 229 species in 21 genera * Beesoniidae - 15 species in 6 genera * Carayonemidae - 4 species in 4 genera * Conchaspididae - 29 species in 4 genera * Dactylopiidae - 10 species in 1 genus * Kerriidae - 97 species in 9 genera * Lecanodiaspididae - 82 species in 12 genera

Readership

Zoologists, entomologists, crop protection specialists, quarantine officers, students studying entomology and related disciplines, and others who require information about scale insects for research and control projects.

Table of Contents

Dedication Preface Acknowledgements Introduction Statistics Aclerdidae Catalogue References Indexes Asterolecaniidae Catalogue References Indexes Beesoniidae Catalogue References Indexes Carayonemidae Catalogue References Indexes Conchaspididae Catalogue References Indexes Dactylopiidae Catalogue References Indexes Kerriidae Catalogue References Indexes Lecanodiaspididae Catalogue References Indexes

Details

No. of pages:
388
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
Electronic ISBN:
9780080465319
Print ISBN:
9780444528360
Print ISBN:
9780444561824

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