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Edible Insects of the World

1st Edition

By Jun Mitsuhashi

CRC Press

296 pages | 8 Color Illus.

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pub: 2016-07-13
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The first book on entomophagy written in this manner, Edible Insects of the World is an enumeration of 2,141 species of edible insects. For the reader’s convenience, insect names are arranged much like a dictionary, first by taxonomic group and then by country. In addition to taxonomic and location information, entries contain applicable details about the history of entomophagy, collecting, cooking, and medicinal uses.

Table of Contents

The list of edible insect in order of taxonomic group. Thysanura. Ephemeroptera. Odonata. Plecoptera. Orthoptera. Phasmida. Isoptera. Blattaria. Mantodea. Anoplura. Hemiptera. Coleoptera. Neuroptera. Siphonaptera. Diptera. Trichoptera. Lepidoptera. Hymenoptera. Numbers of identified species in each order and family. Lists of edible insects by countries and districts. Countries. Europe. North America. Central area of America. West Indies. South America. Africa. The Middle and Near East. Oceania. Asia. Districts. Europe. West Indies. South America. Africa. The Middle and Near East. Literature cited. Epilogue

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / Entomology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Evolution