Chapter 24. Taxonomy and Management of Insect Biodiversity

  1. Robert G. Foottit2 and
  2. Peter H. Adler3
  1. Ke Chung Kim

Published Online: 30 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444308211.ch24

Insect Biodiversity: Science and Society

Insect Biodiversity: Science and Society

How to Cite

Kim, K. C. (2009) Taxonomy and Management of Insect Biodiversity, in Insect Biodiversity: Science and Society (eds R. G. Foottit and P. H. Adler), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444308211.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Environmental Health National Program (Biodiversity), Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, K. W. Neatby Bldg., 960 Carling Ave., Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0C6, Canada

  2. 3

    Department of Entomology, Soils & Plant Sciences, Clemson University, Box 340315, 114 Long Hall, Clemson, South Carolina 29634-0315, USA

Author Information

  1. Frost Entomological Museum, Department of Entomology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 6 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405151429

Online ISBN: 9781444308211



  • biodiversity loss and humanity;
  • taxonomy and management of insect biodiversity;
  • humans - greatest force shaping evolution of global ecosystems;
  • biodiversity and taxonomy;
  • biodiversity inventory and ecology;
  • backyard biodiversity and sustainability;
  • taxonomic bottlenecks and managing insect biodiversity;
  • advancing science of insect biodiversity


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Insect Biodiversity

  • Biodiversity Loss and Humanity

  • Biodiversity and Taxonomy

  • Biodiversity Inventory and Ecology

  • Backyard Biodiversity and Sustainability

  • Taxonomic Bottlenecks in Managing Insect Biodiversity

  • Advancing the Science of Insect Biodiversity

  • References