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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Abafi-Aigner, Lajos (Ludwig Aigner)
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    Chapter 2 Abaxial Surface
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    Chapter 3 Abbott, John
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    Chapter 4 Abbott' s Formula
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    Chapter 5 Abdomen
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    Chapter 6 Abdomen of Hexapods
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    Chapter 7 Abdominal Pumping
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    Chapter 8 Abiotic Disease
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    Chapter 9 Abiotic Factors
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    Chapter 10 Abnormality
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    Chapter 11 Abrocomophagidae
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    Chapter 12 Absolute Methods of Sampling
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    Chapter 13 Acanaloniidae
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    Chapter 14 Acanthmetropodidae
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    Chapter 15 Acanthopteroctetidae
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    Chapter 16 Acanthosomatidae
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    Chapter 17 Acaricide
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    Chapter 18 Acaricides or Miticides
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    Chapter 19 Accessory Cell
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    Chapter 20 Accessory Circulatory Organ
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    Chapter 21 Accessory Gland
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    Chapter 22 Accessory Vein
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    Chapter 23 Accessory Hearts
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    Chapter 24 Accidental Host
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    Chapter 25 Accidental Species
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    Chapter 26 Acclimation
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    Chapter 27 Accuracy
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    Chapter 28 Acephalous
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    Chapter 29 Acerentomidae
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    Chapter 30 Acetylcholine
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    Chapter 31 Acetylcholine Esterase
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    Chapter 32 Achilidae
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    Chapter 33 Aclerididae
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    Chapter 34 Acoustical Communication in Heteroptera (Hemiptera: Heteroptera)
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    Chapter 35 Acoustic Aposematism (Clicking) by Caterpillars
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    Chapter 36 Acoustic Communication in Insects
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    Chapter 37 Acrididae
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    Chapter 38 Acriology
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    Chapter 39 Acrobat Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
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    Chapter 40 Acroceridae
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    Chapter 41 Acrolepiidae
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    Chapter 42 Acrolophidae
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    Chapter 43 Acron
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    Chapter 44 Acrosternite
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    Chapter 45 Action Threshold
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    Chapter 46 Active Dispersal
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    Chapter 47 Active Ingredient (A.I.)
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    Chapter 48 Active Space
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    Chapter 49 Active Ventilation
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    Chapter 50 Aculae
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    Chapter 51 Aculeus
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    Chapter 52 Acute
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    Chapter 53 Acute Bee Paralysis
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    Chapter 54 Aculeate
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    Chapter 55 Acute Toxicity
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    Chapter 56 Adaptation
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    Chapter 57 Adaptation of Indigenous Insects to Introduced Crops
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    Chapter 58 Adaxial Surface
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    Chapter 59 Adeheterothripidae
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    Chapter 60 Adelgidae
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    Chapter 61 Adelidae
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    Chapter 62 Adephaga
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    Chapter 63 Aderidae
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    Chapter 64 Adfrontal Areas
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    Chapter 65 Adelphoparasitism
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    Chapter 66 Adherence
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    Chapter 67 Adipohemocyte
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    Chapter 68 Adipokinetic Hormone (AKH)
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    Chapter 69 Adipokinetic and Hypertrehalosemic Neurohormones
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    Chapter 70 Adjuvants
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    Chapter 71 Adoption Substance
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    Chapter 72 Adult
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    Chapter 73 Adulticide
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    Chapter 74 Adultoid Reproductive
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    Chapter 75 Adult Transport
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    Chapter 76 Adventitious Veins
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    Chapter 77 Adventive
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    Chapter 78 Aedeagus
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    Chapter 79 Aenictopecheidae
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    Chapter 80 Aeolothripidae
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    Chapter 81 Aepophilidae
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    Chapter 82 Aeshnidae
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    Chapter 83 Aetalionid Treehoppers
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    Chapter 84 Aerial Photography
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    Chapter 85 Aeropile
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    Chapter 86 Aerosol
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    Chapter 87 Aesthetic Injury Level
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    Chapter 88 Aesthetic Pest
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    Chapter 89 Aestivation
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    Chapter 90 Aetalionidae
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    Chapter 91 African Armyworm, Spodoptera exempta (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
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    Chapter 92 African Honey Bee, Africanized Honey Bee, or Killer Bee, Apis mellifera scutellata Lepeletier (Hymenoptera: Apidae)
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    Chapter 93 African Horse Sickness Viruses
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    Chapter 94 Africanized Bees
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    Chapter 95 African Mahogany-Feeding Caterpillar, Heteronygmia dissimilis aurivillius (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae)
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    Chapter 96 African Maiden Moths (Lepidoptera: Thyretidae)
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    Chapter 97 African Pine-Feeding Grasshoppers, Plagiotriptus pinivorus (Descamps) and P. Hippiscus (Gerst.) (Orthoptera: Eumastacidae)
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    Chapter 98 African Primitive Ghost Moths (Lepidoptera: Prototheoridae)
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    Chapter 99 African Red Tick, Rhipicephalus evertsi, (Acarina: Ixodidae)
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    Chapter 100 African Skipper Moths (Lepidoptera: Apoprogonidae)
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    Chapter 101 African Sleeping Sickness
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    Chapter 102 African Slug Caterpillar Moths (Lepidoptera: Chrysopolomidae)
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    Chapter 103 African Swine Fever
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    Chapter 104 Agaonidae (Hymenoptera)
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    Chapter 105 Agathiphagidae
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    Chapter 106 Agassiz, Jean Louis Rodolphe
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    Chapter 107 Age Polythism
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    Chapter 108 Aggregation
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    Chapter 109 Aggregation Pheromone
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    Chapter 110 Aggregative Response
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    Chapter 111 Agnathous
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    Chapter 112 Aggressive Mimicry
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    Chapter 113 Agonoxenidae
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    Chapter 114 Agricolous
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    Chapter 115 Agricultural Chemicals
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    Chapter 116 Agricultural Consultant
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    Chapter 117 Agricultural Crop Pests in Southeast Asia Including Southern China
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    Chapter 118 Agroecology
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    Chapter 119 Agromyzidae
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    Chapter 120 Agyrtidae
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    Chapter 121 A.I.
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    Chapter 122 Alarm-Defense System
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    Chapter 123 Air Sacs
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    Chapter 124 Alarm Pheromone
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    Chapter 125 Alarm Pheromones of Insects
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    Chapter 126 Alarm-Recruitment System
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    Chapter 127 Alary Muscles
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    Chapter 128 Alate (pl., Alatae or Alates)
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    Chapter 129 Alderflies
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    Chapter 130 Alderflies and Dobsonflies (Megaloptera)
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    Chapter 131 Aldrovandi, Ulisse (Ulysse, Ulysses)
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    Chapter 132 Aldyidae
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    Chapter 133 Aleyrodidae
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    Chapter 134 Alexander, Charles Paul
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    Chapter 135 Alfalfa Leafcutting Bee, Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae)
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    Chapter 136 Alfalfa (Lucerne) Pests and their Management
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    Chapter 137 Alfalfa Weevil, Hypera postica (Gyllenhal) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)
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    Chapter 138 Alga (pl., Algae)
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    Chapter 139 Alien
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    Chapter 140 Alienicolae
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    Chapter 141 Alimentary Canal and Digestion
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    Chapter 142 Alimentary System
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    Chapter 143 Alinotum
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    Chapter 144 Alitrunk
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    Chapter 145 Allatostatins
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    Chapter 146 Allatotropins
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    Chapter 147 Alleculidae
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    Chapter 148 Allegheny Mound Ant, Formica exsectoides (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
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    Chapter 149 Allele
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    Chapter 150 Allelochemic
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    Chapter 151 Allelochemicals
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    Chapter 152 Allelopathy
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    Chapter 153 Allen's Rule
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    Chapter 154 Allochronic Speciation
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    Chapter 155 Allogenic Succession
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    Chapter 156 Allometric Growth
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    Chapter 157 Allomone
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    Chapter 158 Allopatric
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    Chapter 159 Allopatric Speciation
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    Chapter 160 Allophagic Speciation
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    Chapter 161 Allozyme
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    Chapter 162 Almond Seed Wasp, Eurytoma amygdali Enderlein (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae)
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    Chapter 163 Alpha Taxonomy
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    Chapter 164 Alternate Host
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    Chapter 165 Alternation of Generations
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    Chapter 166 Altruism
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    Chapter 167 Alucitidae
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    Chapter 168 Alula
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    Chapter 169 Amazonian Primitive Ghost Moths (Lepidoptera: Neotheoridae)
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    Chapter 170 Amber Insects: DNA Preserved?
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    Chapter 171 Ambrosia Beetles
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    Chapter 172 Ambush Bugs
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    Chapter 173 Ameletopsidae
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    Chapter 174 Amelitidae
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    Chapter 175 Amerasinghe, Felix P
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    Chapter 176 American Butterfly Moths (Lepidoptera: Hedylidae)
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    Chapter 177 American Dog Tick
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    Chapter 178 American False Tiger Moths (Lepidoptera: Dioptidae)
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    Chapter 179 American Grasshopper, Schistocerca americana (Drury) (Orthoptera: Acrididae)
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    Chapter 180 American Foulbrood
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    Chapter 181 American Serpentine Leafminer, Liriomyza trifolii (Burgess) (Diptera: Agromyzidae)
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    Chapter 182 American Silkworm Moths (Lepidoptera: Apatelodidae)
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    Chapter 183 American Swallowtail Moths (Lepidoptera: Sematuridae)
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    Chapter 184 American Tropical Silkworm Moths (Lepidoptera: Oxytenidae)
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    Chapter 185 Ametabolous
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    Chapter 186 Ametropodidae
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    Chapter 187 Amino Acid
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    Chapter 188 Ammophilous
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    Chapter 189 Amoebae
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    Chapter 190 Amoebiasis
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    Chapter 191 Amorphoscelididae
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    Chapter 192 Amphienotomidae
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    Chapter 193 Amphiposocidae
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    Chapter 194 Amphipterygidae
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    Chapter 195 Amphitheridae
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    Chapter 196 Amphitoky
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    Chapter 197 Amphizoidae
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    Chapter 198 Amplification
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    Chapter 199 Amplification Hosts
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    Chapter 202 Anal Angle
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    Chapter 209 Anal Lobe
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    Chapter 217 Andean Moon Moths (Lepidoptera: Cercophanidae)
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    Chapter 530 Cassava Mealybug, Phenacoccus manihoti Matile-Ferrero (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae)
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    Chapter 536 Cat Flea, Ctenocephalides felis felis Bouché (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae)
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    Chapter 891 Detoxification Mechanisms in Insects
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    Chapter 2338 Zorotypidae
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    Chapter 2339 Zygaenidae
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    Chapter 2340 Zygote
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    Chapter 2344 Tachinid Flies (Diptera: Tachinidae)
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    Chapter 2457 Ticks (Acari: Ixodida)
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    Chapter 2825 Pederin
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    Chapter 3115 Predatory Stink Bugs (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae, Asopinae)
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    Chapter 3937 Varley, George C
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    Chapter 3957 Venoms and Toxins in Insects
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    Chapter 4633 Minute Pirate Bugs (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae)
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    Chapter 5051 Ampulicidae
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    Chapter 10201 Anagrus Fairyflies (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae)
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    Chapter 10202 Anajapygidae
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    Chapter 10203 Anal Cell
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    Chapter 10204 Anal Comb
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    Chapter 10205 Anal Gills
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    Chapter 10206 Anal Hooks
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    Chapter 10207 Anal Furrow
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    Chapter 10208 Anal Legs (Prolegs)
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    Chapter 10209 Anal Loop
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    Chapter 10210 Anal Plate
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    Chapter 10211 Anal Tube
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    Chapter 10212 Anal Vein
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    Chapter 10213 Anamorphosis
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    Chapter 10214 Anaxyelidae
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    Chapter 10215 Ancistrosyllidae
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    Chapter 10216 Andesianidae
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    Chapter 10217 Andrenidae
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    Chapter 10218 Andrewartha, Herbert George
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    Chapter 10219 Androconia
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    Chapter 10220 Androparae
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    Chapter 10221 Anemometer
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    Chapter 10222 Anemotaxis
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    Chapter 10223 Angel Insects (Zoraptera)
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    Chapter 10224 Angoumois Grain Moth, Sitotroga cerealella (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae)
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    Chapter 10225 Angulate
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    Chapter 10226 Anholocyclic Life Cycle
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    Chapter 10227 Animal Sleeping Sickness
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    Chapter 10228 Anisembiidae
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    Chapter 10229 Anisopodidae
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    Chapter 10230 Anneal
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    Chapter 10231 Annual
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    Chapter 10232 Anobiidae
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    Chapter 10233 Anomosetidae
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    Chapter 10234 Anoplura
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    Chapter 10235 Anostostomatidae
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    Chapter 10236 Anteclypeus
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    Chapter 10237 Antagonist
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    Chapter 10238 Antecosta (pl., antecostae)
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    Chapter 10239 Antenna (pl., antennae)
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    Chapter 10368 Assassin Bugs, Kissing Bugs and Others (Hemiptera: Reduviidae)
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Chapter title
Termites (Isoptera)
Chapter number 2400
Book title
Encyclopedia of Entomology
Published by
Springer Netherlands, January 2008
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_2400
Book ISBNs
978-1-4020-6242-1, 978-1-4020-6359-6
Authors

Rudolf H. Scheffrahn

Editors

John L. Capinera

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Unknown 10 91%

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Student > Ph. D. Student 3 27%
Student > Master 2 18%
Researcher 2 18%
Lecturer 1 9%
Librarian 1 9%
Other 1 9%
Unknown 1 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 6 55%
Environmental Science 1 9%
Computer Science 1 9%
Medicine and Dentistry 1 9%
Unknown 2 18%