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By I. P. Woiwod - D. R. Reynolds - C. D. Thomas

Wisdom of insect stream, really of flight, is essential to our realizing of the good ecological and evolutionary good fortune of bugs. The final twenty years have obvious many advances during this topic quarter. New fields have arisen, corresponding to metapopulation conception, and dramatic advancements have taken position in tools of learning move, because of new thoughts in molecular biology and radar tracking. There have additionally been advances in our wisdom of flight-related body structure and behavior. This publication, that's in response to the most papers provided on the Royal Entomological Society's twentieth Symposium held in September 1999, brings us modern with those developments.It includes chapters on:flight mechanismsforaging movementsmigrationthe evolution of stream strategiesthe interactions among dispersal charges, inhabitants constitution and gene circulation the consequences of weather swap on geographical distributionIt is key interpreting for entomologists, and of curiosity to these learning animal behaviour, body structure, ecology and genetics.

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