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  • Entomology
  • See 'Stinging insects: Biology and identification' and 'Entomology and control of imported fire ants' . (uptodate.com)
  • Pacific Insects was a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Entomology Department at the Bishop Museum from 1959 to 1982. (wikipedia.org)
  • It should not be confused with Pacific Insects Monograph, nor with the new International Journal of Entomology, published since 2010 by the International Society of Zoological Research. (wikipedia.org)
  • Academically, the interaction of insects and society has been treated in part as cultural entomology, dealing mostly with "advanced" societies, and in part as ethnoentomology, dealing mostly with "primitive" societies, though the distinction is weak and not based on theory. (wikipedia.org)
  • They are rooted in anthropology and natural history, as well as entomology, the study of insects. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1968, Erwin Schimitschek (de) claimed cultural entomology as a branch of insect studies, in a review of the roles insects played in folklore and culture including religion, food, medicine and the arts. (wikipedia.org)
  • Entomology has long been concerned with survival (economic entomology) and scientific study (academic entomology), but the branch of investigation that addresses the influence of insects (and other terrestrial Arthropoda, including arachnids and myriapods) in literature, language, music, the arts, interpretive history, religion, and recreation has only become recognized as a distinct field through Schimitschek's work. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hogue set out the boundaries of the field by saying: "The narrative history of the science of entomology is not part of cultural entomology, while the influence of insects on general history would be considered cultural entomology. (wikipedia.org)
  • ants
  • Pop groups named after insects include Buddy Holly and the Crickets, The Beatles, Adam and the Ants and many others. (wikipedia.org)
  • Insects have equally been used for their strangeness and alien qualities, with giant wasps and intelligent ants threatening human society in science fiction stories. (wikipedia.org)
  • beneficial
  • pest control, habitat integration, and 'natural vitality' aesthetics are the desired outcome with beneficial insects. (wikipedia.org)
  • Encouraging beneficial insects, by providing suitable living conditions, is a pest control strategy, often used in organic farming, organic gardening or integrated pest management. (wikipedia.org)
  • Companies specializing in biological pest control sell many types of beneficial insects, particularly for use in enclosed areas, like greenhouses. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other insects commonly identified as beneficial include: Assassin bug Damsel bug Earwig Green lacewing Ichneumon wasp Lady bugs Mealybug destroyer Minute pirate bug Soldier beetle Syrphid fly Tachinid fly Trichogramma wasp Plants in the Apiaceae and Asteraceae families are general valuable companions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Here are other plants that attract beneficial insects: Alfalfa Alyssum Borage Calendula Cilantro Cosmos Dandelion Dill Echinacea Fennel Hyssop Lupin Marigold Milkweed Nasturtium Parsley Phacelia Queen Anne's Lace Rose Rudbeckia Sunflower Wildflowers Yarrow Zinnia Agriculture and Agronomy portal Gardening portal Beneficial weeds Companion planting International Organization for Biological Control List of companion plants - a common companion plant's function is the attraction of beneficial insects. (wikipedia.org)
  • Predators
  • Drowning and dying insects not eaten by fish and other predators settle to the bottom, where they may be preserved in the lake's sediments, called lacustrine, under appropriate conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • taxonomy
  • The most recent understanding of the evolution of insects is based on studies of the following branches of science: molecular biology, insect morphology, paleontology, insect taxonomy, evolution, embryology, bioinformatics and scientific computing. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Insects of Hawaii series, now under the editorship of James K. Liebherr of Cornell University, aims to provide a collaborative, comprehensive, taxonomy of all known Hawaiian insect fauna. (wikipedia.org)
  • cicada
  • Each egg is deposited on a caterpillar or other insect ( such as cicada) which is paralyzed by stinging the "food" and egg is then stored in a nest dug in the ground, in the hollowed stem of a plant, or fashioned of mud and suspended from the underside of a structure such as a bridge. (pioneerthinking.com)
  • Mosquito
  • The play upon which the opera was based - written by Alexander Pushkin - originally had two more insect themes: the Flight of the Mosquito and the Flight of the Fly. (wikipedia.org)
  • Insect related topics such as the mosquito eradication (anti malaria) programme of the 1960s as well as graphic designs based on insects have also appeared. (wikipedia.org)
  • soils
  • There is also abundant fossil evidence for the behavior of extinct insects, including feeding damage on fossil vegetation and in wood, fecal pellets, and nests in fossil soils. (wikipedia.org)
  • novella
  • It was written by Philip and Belinda Haas with A. S. Byatt after her novella Morpho Eugenia (included in her book Angels and Insects). (wikipedia.org)
  • Franz Kafka made use of the strangeness of insect metamorphosis in his novella The Metamorphosis (German: Die Verwandlung), as have several authors since. (wikipedia.org)
  • decay
  • Most organisms in these limestones, including rare insects, were preserved intact, sometimes with feathers and outlines of soft wing membranes, indicating that there was very little decay. (wikipedia.org)
  • roles
  • The ecological roles described above can further be condensed into two broad, general classifications: Properly cadaveric entomofauna Arbitrary entomofauna of a cadaver This classification consists of necrobiont insects which use decaying remains as a permanent environment necessary for their life and development. (wikipedia.org)
  • Insects play important roles in around one hundred novels and a hundred short stories in English literature. (wikipedia.org)
  • The roles of insects in culture span different aspects of human life, whether analysed academically or more generally. (wikipedia.org)
  • Symbolic uses include roles in art, in music (with many songs featuring insects), in film, in literature, in religion, and in mythology. (wikipedia.org)
  • dragonfly
  • Insects including the dragonfly have symbolised harmony with nature, while the butterfly has represented happiness in springtime in Japanese Haiku, as well as the soul of a person who has died. (wikipedia.org)
  • larvae
  • Large numbers of omnivorous insects can slow the rate at which carcass materials are removed by depleting the number of necrophagous larvae. (wikipedia.org)
  • The larvae, which are also the form of the insect with the greatest economic impact on agriculture, are harvested, boiled, and mashed into a paste which is administered topically and is said to induce lactation, reduce fever, and soothe gastrointestinal tracts. (wikipedia.org)
  • typically
  • The initial colonizers of greatest importance are those of the family Calliphoridae, Sarcophagidae and Muscidae (house flies), as these are typically the first insects to lay eggs at remains. (wikipedia.org)
  • These insects are typically collected, dried in the sun, and then ground into a powder. (wikipedia.org)
  • plants
  • A PPQ 526 permit is required for the importation, interstate movement and environmental release of most insects and mites that feed upon or infest plants or plant products, including agricultural crops, trees, shrubs, native plants, etc. (usda.gov)
  • But most of all is the relation with insects and plant, insects are almost inseparable from plants because they require each other to survive. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Methods of collecting insects include fogging the trees with insecticides or by netting them. (wikipedia.org)
  • Artforms include the direct usage of beetlewing (elytra) in paintings, textiles, and jewellery, as well as the representation of insects in fine arts such as paintings and sculpture. (wikipedia.org)
  • Practical uses include as food (entomophagy), in medicine, for the valuable textile silk, for dyestuffs such as carmine, in science, where the fruit fly is an important model organism in genetics, and in warfare, where insects were successfully used in the Second World War to spread disease in enemy populations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medical uses of insects include maggot therapy for wound debridement. (wikipedia.org)
  • Metamorphosis
  • The Pterygotes (winged insects) underwent a major radiation in the Carboniferous (356 to 299 million years ago) while the Endopterygota (insects that go through different life stages with metamorphosis) underwent another major radiation in the Permian (299 to 252 million years ago). (wikipedia.org)
  • Evolution
  • It was the organ of the "Zoogeography and Evolution of Pacific Insects" program. (wikipedia.org)
  • One of the best known modern examples of the role that evolution has played in insect defenses is the link between melanism and the peppered moth (Biston betularia). (wikipedia.org)
  • wasp
  • Stings are almost always provoked by firm, accidental contact, such as stepping on a worker, taking the insect into the mouth with food or drink, or pressing/striking a bee or wasp with the hand. (uptodate.com)
  • bodies
  • Insects (class Insecta) have segmented bodies, jointed legs, and external skeletons. (britannica.com)
  • Societies across the world have from ancient to modern times used the shapes and colours of insects, and sometimes their actual bodies, in their art, whether jewellery or ceramics, body painting or textiles, paintings or sculptures. (wikipedia.org)
  • life
  • This homepage is also my farewell and swan song after a life long obsession with these fascinating insects.It has been thrilling and worthwhile. (angelfire.com)
  • Insects (Czech: Hmyz) is a film directed by Jan Švankmajer, the film is based on the play Pictures from the Insects' Life by Karel and Josef Čapek. (wikipedia.org)
  • The film is based on the play Pictures from the Insects' Life by Karel and Josef Čapek, which Švankmajer described as following: "From the Life of Insects is a misanthropic play. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Amazon Rainforest and surrounding region is the most biodiverse on earth and no life form is more diverse than the insects of the Amazon. (wikipedia.org)
  • Expressing frustration at her life and her dependency on the Alabasters, Matty reveals that she has published her own book on the insects and has bought two tickets for passage aboard a ship bound for the Amazon. (wikipedia.org)
  • Grasshoppers are occasionally depicted in artworks, such as the Dutch Golden Age painter Balthasar van der Ast's still life oil painting, Flowers in a Vase with Shells and Insects, c. 1630, now in the National Gallery, London, though the insect may be a bush-cricket. (wikipedia.org)
  • food
  • The production, trade and use of edible insects as food and feed touch on a wide range of regulatory areas, from product quality assurance to the environmental impact of insect farming. (fao.org)
  • This discussion paper provides a preliminary look at the regulations on the regulatory frameworks influencing insects as food and feed at international, regional and national levels. (fao.org)
  • Frederick Simon Bodenheimer's Insects as Human Food (1951) drew attention to the scope and potential of entomophagy, and showed a positive aspect of insects. (wikipedia.org)
  • website
  • If you have an interesting website related to insects,do send me your URL and I might consider adding them to my site.Thank you for visiting. (angelfire.com)
  • The Battle of Hatin" was available as a free download from their website prior to the release of Insects. (wikipedia.org)
  • uses
  • Insects have found uses in art, as in other aspects of culture, both symbolically and physically, from ancient times. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other cultural uses of insects, such as biomimicry, do not necessarily lie within these academic disciplines. (wikipedia.org)
  • More generally, people make a wide range of uses of insects, both practical and symbolic. (wikipedia.org)
  • The medicinal uses of insects and other arthropods were often defined by the Doctrine of Signatures, which stated that an organism bearing parts that resemble human body parts, animals, or other objects, was thought to have useful relevance to those parts, animals or objects. (wikipedia.org)
  • film
  • By 1997, The Insects had written music for several documentaries, an animated feature film (The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb), many commercials, two CD-ROMs and a feature film, Love and Death on Long Island, starring John Hurt and Jason Priestley. (wikipedia.org)
  • As well as film and TV work, The Insects continue to write and produce for other artists. (wikipedia.org)
  • Angels & Insects is a 1995 American-British romance drama film directed by Philip Haas. (wikipedia.org)
  • The costumes worn by Kensit and the other actresses were designed in bright colors and bold patterns to evoke the appearance of insects, which would earn the film an Academy Award nomination for Best Costume Design. (wikipedia.org)
  • world
  • It is a great lost to the insect world. (angelfire.com)
  • Check out Malaysia's only casino, Genting World, at the Links section and of course, check the insect links out as well. (angelfire.com)
  • The discussion paper will be presented for discussion at the Insects to Feed the World conference , May 14-17th, 2014. (fao.org)
  • human
  • The movement of insects, mites and ticks that affect man or vector human diseases require permits from the Centers for Disease Control . (usda.gov)
  • A recurrent theme for ancient cultures in Europe and the Near East was the sacred image of a bee or human with insect features. (wikipedia.org)
  • Both academic disciplines explore the parallels, connections and influence of insects on human populations, and vice versa. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hans Zinsser's "classic" Rats, Lice and History (1935) showed that insects were an important force in human history. (wikipedia.org)
  • natural
  • The middle section of the Adagio religioso movement in Bartók's 1945 Piano Concerto No. 3 contains imitations of natural sounds of insect and bird calls. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was the aesthetic complexity of insects that led Nabokov to reject natural selection. (wikipedia.org)
  • Often
  • Australian Aborigines often represented totemic insects in cave paintings and ritual objects. (wikipedia.org)
  • On the other hand, attitudes to insects are often negative, and extensive efforts are made to kill them. (wikipedia.org)
  • If a "healer" wants to insert a medicine subcutaneously, they will often spread that medicine on the skin of the patient, and then agitate a termite and place the insect on the skin of the patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • insects from this period onwards frequently became preserved in amber, often in perfect condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • role
  • This role includes those insects which feed on, or act as parasites of, necrophagous species. (wikipedia.org)
  • These insects do not feed directly on the decomposing remains or its fluids, but are considered to be the second most forensically important ecological role. (wikipedia.org)
  • Insects have appeared in literature from classical times to the present day, an aspect of their role in culture more generally. (wikipedia.org)
  • form
  • When an insect looks like an inedible or inconsequential object in the environment that is of no interest to a predator, such as leaves and twigs, it is said to display mimesis, a form of crypsis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Flight
  • Insect names have appeared in music from Rimsky-Korsakov's Flight of the Bumblebee to such popular songs as "Blue-tailed Fly" and the folk song La Cucaracha which is about a cockroach. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first insects were land bound, but about 400 million years ago in the Devonian period one lineage of insects evolved flight, the first animals to do so. (wikipedia.org)
  • Those insects that became preserved were either living in the fossil lake (autochthonous) or carried into it from surrounding habitats by winds, stream currents, or their own flight (allochthonous). (wikipedia.org)