4. Subclass Apterygota

  1. H. F. van Emden

Published Online: 11 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118469347.ch4

Handbook of Agricultural Entomology

Handbook of Agricultural Entomology

How to Cite

van Emden, H. F. (2013) Subclass Apterygota, in Handbook of Agricultural Entomology, John Wiley & Sons., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118469347.ch4

Author Information

  1. School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, University of Reading, Reading, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2013
  2. Published Print: 22 FEB 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470659137

Online ISBN: 9781118469347

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Keywords:

  • Subclass Apterygota;
  • Orders of insects;
  • Order Diplura (two-pronged bristle-tails);
  • Apterygota, ‘primarily’ wingless;
  • Order Protura;
  • Order Collembola (springtails);
  • Diplura, symmetrical front/back ends;
  • Order Thysanura (silverfish);
  • asexual reproduction/parthenogenesis;
  • Collembola, jumping mechanism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Order Diplura (two-pronged bristle-tails)

  • Order Protura

  • Order Thysanura (silverfish)

  • Order Collembola (springtails)