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Insect Anatomy

Structure and Function

1st Edition - June 1, 2024

Editor: Bernard Moussian

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 8 5 6 1 9 - 5
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 8 5 6 2 0 - 1

Insect Anatomy: Structure and Function provides both morphological and anatomical descriptions of insect tissues and organs using updated methods. Insects play important roles… Read more

Insect Anatomy

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Insect Anatomy: Structure and Function provides both morphological and anatomical descriptions of insect tissues and organs using updated methods. Insects play important roles in diverse ecosystems, with subsequent, tremendous impacts on human society through disease, agriculture effects, and more. Both beneficial and detrimental insect species continuously challenge agriculture and medicine. Written by international experts of insect morphology and anatomy, this book offers concise descriptions of all part of an insect’s anatomy, including the brain and nervous system, tracheal system, blood, reproductive organs, and kidney system.

The book also covers external insect parts such as antennae, wings and different forms of insect epidermis. Insect tissues and organs are analyzed as they relate to gene and protein function in distinct types of cells, tissues, and organs.