Handbuch Der Zoologie / Handbook of Zoology: Eine Naturgeschichte Der Stamme Des Tierreiches / a Natural History of the Phyla of the Animal Kingdom

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Maximilian Fischer, Niels P. Kristensen
Walter de Gruyter, Jan 1, 2003 - 564 pages
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A comprehensive english-language reference work on morphology, physiology and development of the moths and butterflies of the world. Written by a truly international team of specialists, the overall level of expertise of the book is unsurpassed, and several chapters present substantial amounts of original information. The book is richly illustrated, and all chapters have extensive bibliographies.Volume I has been published in 1998 and covers the evolution, systematics and biogeography of Lepidoptera. The goal of both volumes is to provide an overview of the current state of knowledge of this outstandingly important insect group.
  

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Contents

Patterns
23
adults
39
immatures
135
Digestive and excretory systems
165
Respiratory system
189
Circulation and thermoregulation
205
Nervous System
236
Sensilla and Proprioceptors
267
Endocrine glands and hormones
389
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Reproductive organs
429
Karyology and Sex Determination
461
Eggs
481
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Appendix 1
545

Chemical communi
361
Labial glands silk and saliva
377

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