Smaller Orders of Insects of the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador: Evolution, Ecology, and Diversity
This is a synthesis of both previously published information and abundant new data derived from field studies on Galagos insects. The dynamics and patterns of the evolution, ecology and distribution of the entire insect fauna are presented in general. The core of the book is an account of the 495 species of insects in the smaller orders with detailed information on their distribution and bionomics.
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Information sources about Galápagos insects
origin and arrival of the insect fauna
evolution of the insect fauna
distributional and ecological determinants of composition or structure of an insect fauna
Springtails The Springtails
Bristletails The Bristletails or Diplurans
Orders Archeognatha and Thysanura Jumping Bristletails and Silverfish
Order Odonata The Dragonflies and Damselflies
Order Orthoptera The Grasshoppers Katydids and Crickets
Order Mantodea The Praying Mantises
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