Insect Movement: Mechanisms and Consequences : Proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society's 20th Symposium
Knowledge of insect movement, particularly of flight, is crucial to our understanding of the great ecological and evolutionary success of insects. The last 20 years have seen many advances in this subject area. New fields have arisen, such as metapopulation theory, and dramatic developments have taken place in methods of studying movement, as a result of new techniques in molecular biology and radar monitoring. There have also been advances in our knowledge of flight-related physiology and behaviour. This book, which is based on the main papers presented at the Royal Entomological Society's 20th Symposium held in September 1999, brings us up to date with these developments.It contains chapters on:flight mechanismsforaging movementsmigrationthe evolution of movement strategiesthe interactions between dispersal rates, population structure and gene flow the effects of climate change on geographical distributionIt is essential reading for entomologists, and of interest to those researching animal behaviour, physiology, ecology and genetics.
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How Insect Wings Evolved
Physiology and Endocrine Control of Flight
Insect Behaviours Associated with Resource Finding
Host Location by Parasitoids
Significance of Habitat Persistence and Dimensionality in
Predation and the Evolution of Dispersal
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Dispersal and Conservation in Heterogeneous Landscapes
Scale Dispersal and Population Structure
Use of Genetic Diversity in Movement Studies of Flying Insects
Coping with Modern Times? Insect Movement and Climate
The Evolution of Migratory Syndromes in Insects
Orientation Mechanisms and Migration Strategies Within
Characterizing Insect Migration Systems in Inland Australia with
Analysing and Modelling Range Changes in UK Butterflies
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Side 207 - University College, The University of New South Wales, Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra, ACT 2600, AUSTRALIA.
Side 123 - Alborn, HT, Turlings, TCJ, Jones, TH, Stenhagen, G., Loughrin, JH and Tumlinson, JH (1997) An elicitor of plant volatiles from beet armyworm oral secretion. Science 276: 945-949.
Side 411 - Mooney, HA (eds) Carbon Dioxide and Terrestrial Ecosystems. Academic Press, San Diego, pp.
Side 126 - L.-Y. (1994) Worldwide use of Trichogramma for biological control on different crops: a survey. In E.
Side 231 - Population dynamics of the Australian plague locust, Chortoicetes terminifera (Walker), in Central Western New South Wales.
Side 83 - J Koolman, Analysis of ecdysteroids by fluorometry. A Edwards, Cholinesterase activity in the cockroach central nervous system . MW Goosey and DJ Candy, The D-octopamine content of the haemolymph of the locust, Schistocerca americana gregaria and its elevation during flight. LL Jackson, NF Hadley and GJ Blomquist, Epicuticular lipids of the desert tenebrinoid beetle, Eleodes armata: identification of the branched hydrocarbons. RAA Worm...