INSECT DEVELOPMENT AND EVOLUTION
by Bruce S. Heming
2003, 464 pages, 88 b/w photos, 194 dwgs., charts, tables. Contains first synthesis of knowledge about insect development within an evolutionary framework, and provides first survey of the genetic, molecular, and whole organism literature. Features detailed introduction introduction to embryonic and postembryonic development of insects. Topics include reproductive systems, male and female gametogenesis, sperm transfer and use, fertilization, sex determination, parthenogenesis, embryogenesis, postembryogenesis, hormones, and role of ontogeny in insect evolution. Clothbound; 8-1/2 x 11″.
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