By Stephen P. Hopkin

This entire paintings is the 1st single-volume publication of the 20 th century to check the biology of this significant crew of bugs. As common terrestrial animals, the springtails, order Collembola, are very important signs of environmental pollutants. integrated during this textual content is a whole checklist of Collembola genera including greater than 2,500 references in addition to the discussions of springtail habit, body structure and evolution.

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