Carabid Beetles: Ecology and Evolution by K. DesenderCarabid Beetles: Ecology and Evolution by K. Desender

Carabid Beetles: Ecology and Evolution

EditorK. Desender, M. Dufrêne, Michel Loreau

Paperback | October 29, 2010

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The Carabidae form one of the largest and best studied families of insects, occurring in nearly every terrestrial habitat. The contributions included in this book cover a broad spectrum of recent research into this beetle family, with an emphasis on various aspects of ecology and evolution. They deal both with individual carabid species, for example in studies on population and reproductive biology or life history in general, and with ground beetle communities, as exemplified in papers treating assemblages in natural habitats, on agricultural land and in forests. Disciplines range from biogeography and faunistics, over morphology, taxonomy and phylogenetics, ecophysiology and functional ecology, to population, community, conservation and landscape ecology. This volume is the result of the 8th European Carabidologists' Meeting, 2nd International Symposium of Carabidology, September 1-4, 1992, Belgium.
Title:Carabid Beetles: Ecology and EvolutionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:488 pages, 10.24 × 7.68 × 0.07 inPublished:October 29, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048143209

ISBN - 13:9789048143207

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Table of Contents

Introduction. 1. Biogeography and evolutionary ecology. 2. Life histories and population ecology. 3. Community ecology and conservation. 4. Ground beetles in agriculture and forestry. Index.