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Bulletin - Entomology Books for Review

The ESC frequently receives unsolicited books for review. Reviews are published in the Bulletin, and reviewers keep the book.

If you wish to review one of the books listed below, please send an email to the Chair of the Publications Committee. You should indicate your qualifications to review the topic of the book, and be able to complete your review within 8 weeks.

Preference will be given to ESC members.

Maya Evenden, Chair
ESC Publications Committee
E-mail: mevenden@ualberta.ca

Guidelines:
Book reviews should be approximately 800-1200 words in length. They should clearly identify the topic of the book and how well the book meets its stated objective. Weaknesses and strengths of the book should be described.

Formatting of the review should follow that of reviews in recent issues of the Bulletin.


Books available for review as of August 14, 2017

Saguez, J. 2017. Guide d'identification des vers fil-de-fer dans les grandes cultures au Québec. Centre de recherche sur les grains. ISBN: 978-2-9813604-5-8 [e-book]

Danks, H.V. 2017. The Biological Survey of Canada: A Personal History. Biological Survey of Canada. ISBN: 978-0-9689321-9-3 [e-book]

Kirk-Spriggs, A.H. and B.J. Sinclair, eds. 2017. Manual of Afrotropical Diptera, Volumes 1 & 2. South African National Biodiversity Institute.

Pryke, L.M. 2016. Scorpion. 221 pgs, colour plates, photos. The University of Chicago Press. ISBN: 9781780235929 [soft cover]

Dodd, A. 2016. Beetle. 192 pgs, colour plates, photos, The University of Chicago Press. ISBN: 9781780234885 [soft cover]

Gandy, M. 2016. Moth. 238 pgs, colour plates, photos. The University of Chicago Press. ISBN: 9781780235851 [soft cover]

Appel, E. & S.N. Gorb. 2015. Comparative Functional Morphology of Vein Joints in Odonata. Zoologica Vol. 159; 104 pages, 53 figures, 1 table; E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung. ISBN-978-3-510-55046-3. [paperback]

Cárcamo, H.A, & D.J. Giberson [Eds.]. 2014. Arthropods of Canadian Grasslands. Vol. 3: Biodiversity and Systematics, Part 1. 413 pp.; photos, maps, checklists. Biological Survey of Canada. ISBN 9780968932162 [soft cover]

Giberson, D.J., & H.A. Cárcamo [Eds.]. 2014. Arthropods of Canadian Grasslands. Vol. 4: Biodiversity and Systematics, Part 2. 479 pp.; photos, maps, checklists. Biological Survey of Canada. ISBN 9780968932179 [soft cover]

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