Chapter 13. Insect–Wildlife Relationships

  1. John L. Capinera Professor Chairman

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317688.ch13

Insects and Wildlife: Arthropods and their Relationships with Wild Vertebrate Animals

Insects and Wildlife: Arthropods and their Relationships with Wild Vertebrate Animals

How to Cite

Capinera, J. L. (2010) Insect–Wildlife Relationships, in Insects and Wildlife: Arthropods and their Relationships with Wild Vertebrate Animals, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317688.ch13

Author Information

  1. Entomology and Nematology Department, University of Florida Gainesville, Florida, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 8 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444332995

Online ISBN: 9781444317688

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Keywords:

  • conservation issues - insect-wildlife relationships;
  • how wildlife affects insect survival - natural predation of wildlife populations on insects;
  • naturally occurring predation by wildlife on insects - predatory wildlife principal threat to insect survival;
  • predation of animal ectoparasites by birds - symbiotic relationship with other wildlife;
  • introduction of vertebrates for biological suppression of insects;
  • insects affect wildlife survival - insects affecting wildlife by preying

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • How Wildlife Affect Insect Survival

  • How Insects Affect Wildlife Survival

  • Summary

  • References and Additional Reading