How to Collect and Preserve Insects
by Herbert H. Ross
Number of pages: 77
With rather simple equipment, the amateur as well as the trained entomologist can make a worthwhile collection of insects. It is hoped that this circular will show how easy it is to make a start in insect collecting and will give the student helpful ideas on how and where to begin.
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by I.M. Millar, V.M Uys, R.P. Urban - ARC-PPRI
A manual for entomology and arachnology. Techniques to collect, process and prepare insects and arachnids for study are presented, as well as important information on how to preserve and curate material in a reference collection.
Contents: Insect physiology and morphology; Blattodea; Coleoptera; Dermaptera; Diptera; Ephemeroptera; Hemiptera; Hymenoptera; Isoptera; Lepidoptera; Mantodea; Neuroptera; Odonata; Phasmatodea; Phthiraptera; Plecoptera; Orthoptera; Siphonaptera.
The book provides an overview of insects, mites and ticks that directly cause diseases of humans and domestic animals, and that transmit microbes causing disease. It is aimed at students and practitioners in medical and veterinary health services.
by John B. Smith - Brooklyn Entomological Society
The book is of exceptional historical interest in the insights it gives into development of early modern entomological science. It also is of practical value as a source for terms that are obscure to modern users because they are no longer current.