1st Edition

Edible Insects of the World

ISBN 9781498756570
Published July 13, 2016 by CRC Press
296 Pages 8 Color Illustrations

USD $195.00

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Book Description

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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