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North American Psocoptera

1st Edition

By Edward L. Mockford

CRC Press

480 pages

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Description

North American Psocoptera provides a complete review of the 28 families, 78 genera and 287 species of the order Psocoptera found in the United States and Canada.

This comprehensive book contains keys to all of the known taxa of Psocoptera which have been found in the study area, including three genera named as new. Not only are the native and established species included, but also those which have been taken at ports of entry in human commerce. The book contains differential diagnoses of the taxa above species level. For each named species there is an account consisting of synonymy, recognition features, relationships, distribution, and habitat. Included are 119 pages of illustrations, glossary, bibliography and index.

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Glossary

Order Psocoptera

General Information

Biology

Classification

Synonymy and Diagnosis

Suborder Trogiomorpha

Suborder Troctomorpha

Suborder Psocomorpha

Distribution Patterns

Literature Cited

Illustrations

Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI025000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / Entomology
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General