Principles of Insect Morphology

ISBN-10: 0801481252

ISBN-13: 9780801481253

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List price: $39.95
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 12/16/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 768
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Foreword to 1993 Edition
Preface
Introduction
General Organization and Development
Glossary of Embryological Terms
The Body Wall and Its Derivatives
The Body Wall
External Processes of the Body Wall
Sense Organs
Ectodermal Glands, Corpora Allata, Oenocytes
Muscle Attachments on the Body Wall
Moulting
Glossary of Terms Applied to the Body Wall
Body Regions, Sclerites, and Segmentation
Glossary of General Terms Applied to the Body Segments and the Skeletal Plates
The Segmental Appendages of Arthropods
Glossary of Terms Applied to the Appendages
The Head
General Morphology of the Arthropod Head
Structure of the Definite Insect Head
Special Modifications in the Structure of the Head
Glossary of Terms Applied to the Head
The Head Appendages
Preantennal Appendages
The Antennae
The Postantennal Appendages
The Mandibles
The Superlinguae
The Maxillae
The Labium
Glands of the Head Appendages
Glossary of Terms Applied to the Head Appendages
The Thorax
Evolution of the Thorax
The Neck
General Structure of the Thorax
The Prothorax
The Pterothorax
The Thoracic Muscles
Glossary of Terms Applied to the Thorax
The Thoracic Legs
The Structure of the Legs
Muscles and Mechanism of the Legs
Glossary of Terms Applied to the Parts of an Insect's Leg
The Wings
Origin and Evolution of the Wings
Development of the Wings
Structure of the Wings
The Wing Muscles
The Wing Movements
Insect Flight
Glossary of Terms Applied to the Wings
The Abdomen
General Structure of the Abdominal Segments
The Abdominal Musculature
The Abdominal Appendages
The Organs of Ingestion
The Preoral Cavity
The Cephalic Stomadaeum
The Feeding Mechanism of Neuroptera and Coleoptera
The Feeding Mechanism of Hymenoptera
The Feeding Mechanism of Lepidoptera
The Feeding Mechanism of Diptera
The Mouth Parts of Siphonaptera
The Feeding Mechanism of Thysanoptera
The Feeding Mechanism of Hemiptera
The Feeding Mechanism of Anoplura
The Alimentary Canal
Development of the Alimentary Canal
General Structure of the Alimentary Canal
The Stomodaeum
The Mesenteron
The Proctodaeum
The Filter Chamber
Glossary of Terms Applied to the Alimentary Canal
The Organs of Distribution, Conservation, and Elimination
The Blood
The Organs of Circulation
The Fat-body
The Oenocytes
The Corpora allata
The Organs of Elimination
Glossary of Terms Used in This Chapter
The Respiratory System
The Integument as a Respiratory Organ
Blood Gills
The Tracheal System
General Mechanism of Tracheal Respiration
Glossary of Terms Applied to the Respiratory System
The Nervous System
General Structure, Organization, and Function of the Nervous System
The Central Nervous System
The Stomodaeal Nervous System
The Peripheral Nervous System
Glossary of Terms Applied to the Nervous System
The Sense Organs
General Structure and Classification of Insect Sense Organs
The Hair Organs
The Campaniform Organs
The Plate Organs
The Scolopophorous Organs
The Eyes
Glossary of Terms Applied to the Sense Organs
The Internal Organs of Reproduction
The Female Organs
The Male Organs
General Morphology of the Reproductive Organs
Glossary of Terms Applied to the Internal Reproductive Organs
The Organs of Copulation and Oviposition
The Male Genitalia
The Female Genitalia
Glossary of Terms Applied to the External Genitalia
References
Index
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