Insects and Wildlife

Capinera, J.L. 2010. Insects and Wildlife: Arthropods and their Relationships with Wild vertebrate Animals. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, U.K. 487 pp.

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the interrelationships of insects and wildlife. It serves as an introduction to insects and other arthropods for wildlife management and other vertebrate biology students, and emphasizes the importance of insects to wild vertebrate animals. The book emphasizes how insects exert important influences on wildlife habitat suitability and wildlife population sustainability, including their direct and indirect effects on wildlife health. Among the important topics covered are:

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