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Entomology

Posted on August 21st, 2015

Butterfly

Entomology is the the branch of Zoology dedicated to the study of insects and closely related arthropods, with regard to identification, ecology, morphology, physiology, and evolution.

Dr. Ann Fritz

This fall Dr. Ann Fritz is teaching BIO4964 – Entomology

 

 

Bugs?
“Ewww!”  Is this your reaction to these creepy critters?  Don’t be so quick to dismiss them. Insects are important and some are even beautiful, such as the monarch butterfly.  Whether you love them or hate them, they live among us…just listen to the cicadas! Explore this display in the 3000 level hallway for all things creepy and crawly or follow the links below for more information about any of the listed books.

For a more detailed description of insects, see this encyclopedia entry:

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Dutta, H., & Dutt, A. (2007). Insects. In P. Robbins (Ed.), Encyclopedia of environment and society.(pp. 932-934). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412953924.n562

 

From  Sage Knowledge E-Reference Collection:  sage-knowledge-logo

 

  • 500 Insects: A Visual Reference
  • Marshall, S. A. (Steven A.)
  • QL466 .M37 2008x
  • summary | details
  • Amazing Insects: Images Of Fascinating Creatures
  • Chinery, Michael.
  • QL466 .C475 2008
  • summary | details
  • American Pests: The Losing War on Insects from Colonial Times to Ddt
  • McWilliams, James E.
  • SB950.2.A1 M39 2008
  • summary | details
  • Bee Lessons: Think Bees, Thank Natural Life, and Bee Happy
  • Scott, Howard.
  • QL568.A6 S36 1999x
  • summary | details
  • Bees: A Natural History
  • O’Toole, Christopher,
  • QL568.A6 O858 2013x
  • summary | details
  • Bees in America: How the Honey Bee Shaped a Nation
  • Horn, Tammy, 1968-
  • SF524.5 .H67 2005
  • summary | details
  • Book Of Beetles: A Life-size Guide to Six Hundred Of Nature’s Gems
  • QL575 .B66 2014
  • summary | details
  • Buzz: The Intimate Bond Between Humans and Insects
  • Glausiusz, Josie.
  • QL496.4 .G53 2004
  • summary | details
  • Caterpillars in the Field and Garden: A Field Guide to the Butterfly Caterpillars Of North America
  • Allen, Thomas J., 1940-
  • QL548 .A44 2005
  • summary | details
  • Dragonflies: Magnificent Creatures Of Water, Air, and Land
  • Dokkum, Pieter van, 1972-
  • QL520.2.A1 D65 2015
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  • Essential Entomology: An Order-by-order Introduction
  • McGavin, George.
  • QL468 .M35 2001
  • summary | details
  • Fireflies, Honey, and Silk
  • Waldbauer, Gilbert.
  • SF517 .W35 2009
  • summary | details
  • Four Wings and a Prayer: Caught in the Mystery Of the Monarch Butterflies
  • Halpern, Sue.
  • QL561.D3 H35 2001
  • summary | details
  • Honeybee Democracy
  • Seeley, Thomas D.
  • QL568.A6 S439 2010
  • summary | details
  • Housefly an Everyday Monster
  • QL537.M8 H68 2001x .DVD
  • summary | details
  • How Not to Be Eaten: The Insects Fight Back
  • Waldbauer, Gilbert.
  • QL496 .W336 2012
  • summary | details
  • Illinois Insects and Spiders
  • Macnamara, Peggy.
  • QL475.I3 M33 2005
  • summary | details
  • Insects: Their Natural History and Diversity: With a Photographic Guide to Insects Of Eastern North America
  • Marshall, S. A. (Steven A.)
  • QL473 .M37 2006x
  • summary | details

  • Insects and Human Life
  • Morris, Brian, 1936-
  • SF517.3 .M67 2004
  • summary | details
  • Kaufman Field Guide to Insects Of North America
  • Eaton, Eric R.
  • QL473 .E28 2007
  • summary | details
  • Last Monarch Butterfly: Conserving the Monarch Butterfly in a Brave New World
  • Schappert, Phillip Joseph, 1956-
  • QL561.D3 S23 2004
  • summary | details

 

 

  • Leafcutter Ants: Civilization by Instinct
  • Hölldobler, Bert, 1936-
  • QL568.F7 H577 2011
  • summary | details
  • Letters from the Hive: An Intimate History Of Bees, Honey, and Humankind
  • Buchmann, Stephen L.
  • SF523.3 .B83 2005
  • summary | details
  • Planet Of the Bugs: Evolution and the Rise Of Insects
  • Shaw, Scott R. (Scott Richard),
  • QL468.7 .S53 2014
  • summary | details
  • Sex on Six Legs: Lessons on Life, Love, and Language from the Insect World
  • Zuk, M. (Marlene)
  • QL496 .Z85 2011
  • summary | details
  • Short History Of the Honey Bee: Humans, Flowers, and Bees in the Eternal Chase for Honey
  • Readicker-Henderson, Ed.
  • SF523.7 .I45 2009
  • summary | details
  • Spider Silk: Evolution and 400 Million Years Of Spinning, Waiting, Snagging, and Mating
  • Brunetta, Leslie, 1960-
  • QL459 .B78 2010
  • summary | details
  • Sting in the Tale: My Adventures with Bumblebees
  • Goulson, Dave,
  • QL568.A6 G694 2014
  • summary | details
  • What Good Are Bugs?: Insects in the Web Of Life
  • Waldbauer, Gilbert.
  • QL496.4 .W35 2003
  • summary | details
  • World Of Insects: The Harvard University Press Reader
  • QL496.4 .W67 2012
  • summary | details

 

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