Table of Contents

Insects and their relatives.
Structure and function of insects.
Food resources for wildlife.
Wildlife diets.
Insects important as food for wildlife.
Insects and ecosystems.
Transmission of disease agents to wildlife by arthropods.
Infectious disease agents transmitted to wildlife by arthropods.
Parasitic disease agents transmitted to wildlife by arthropods.
Arthropods as parasites of wildlife.
Pesticides and their effects on wildlife.
Alternatives to insecticides.
Insect-wildlife relationships.
Insect and wildlife conservation. 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: the importance of insects as food items for vertebrate animals; the role of a.
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: the importance of insects as food items for vertebrate animals; the role of a.