Chapter 14. Insect and Wildlife Conservation

  1. John L. Capinera Professor Chairman

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317688.ch14

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 and Wildlife Conservation, in Insects and Wildlife: Arthropods and their Relationships with Wild Vertebrate Animals, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317688.ch14

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:

  • insect and wildlife conservation;
  • economic benefits of insects - pollination, honey, sericulture;
  • silk production - moth larvae exploited by humans;
  • food for humans and domestic animals - insects consumed for nutrition, during famine;
  • conservation of insects - ‘smallest wildlife’;
  • managing insect resources for benefit of wildlife - principles and practices

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Other Economic Benefits of Insects

  • Conservation of Insects, the ‘Smallest Wildlife’

  • Managing Insect Resources for the Benefit of Wildlife

  • Summary

  • References and Additional Reading