Entomology in Focus

True Bugs (Heteroptera) of the Neotropics

Editors: Panizzi, Antônio R., Grazia, Jocélia (Eds.)

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True bugs (Heteroptera) are a diverse and complex group of plant-feeding and predatory  insects important to food production, human health, the global economy and the environment. Within the nearly 43,000 species described around the world, Neotropical true bugs are particularly diverse, and much remains to be discovered about their biology and relations with other species. Inspired by the need for a comprehensive assessment, True Bugs (Heteroptera) of the Neotropics is the most complete and thorough review ever published.

Experts in each of the seven infraorders have drawn together the scattered literature to provide detailed treatments of each major taxon. The most common and important species as well as select lesser known species in each major family are covered, highlighting morphology, classification, biology and ecology. The numerous color illustrations highlight key species and their adaptations, and importance to basic and applied sciences is discussed.

Each chapter is based on an up-to-date review of the literature, and with a bibliography of more than 3,000 references, readers are presented with an unprecedented and vital and timely account of the true bugs of the Neotropical Region.

Table of contents (25 chapters)

Table of contents (25 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
True Bugs (Heteroptera) of the Neotropics
Editors
  • Antônio R. Panizzi
  • Jocélia Grazia
Series Title
Entomology in Focus
Series Volume
2
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-017-9861-7
DOI
10.1007/978-94-017-9861-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-017-9860-0
Softcover ISBN
978-94-024-0141-7
Series ISSN
2405-853X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 901
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