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The Biology of Opiliones

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$181.50 • £145.95 • €163.50

ISBN 9780674023437

Publication Date: 02/28/2007


608 pages

8 x 9-1/4 inches

64 halftones, 52 line illustrations, 20 tables


  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • 1. What are harvestmen?
  • 2. Morphology and functional anatomy
  • 3. Phylogeny and biogeography
  • 4. Taxonomy
  • 5. Paleontology
  • 6. Cytogenetics
  • 7. Ecology
  • 8. Foraging and food habits
  • 9. Natural enemies
  • 10. Defense mechanisms
  • 11. Social behavior
  • 12. Reproduction
  • 13. Development
  • 14. Eco-physiology
  • 15. Field and laboratory methods
  • References
  • Taxonomic Index
  • Subject Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 2007 Alexandre Rodrigues Ferreira Prize, Sociedade Brasileira de Zoologia
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