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Insect locomotion

International Congress of Entomology (17th 1984 University of Hamburg)

Insect locomotion

proceedings of symposium 4.5 from the XVII. International Congress of Entomology held at the University of Hamburg, August 1984

by International Congress of Entomology (17th 1984 University of Hamburg)

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Published by P. Parey in Berlin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insects -- Locomotion -- Congresses.

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    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementorganization, Deutsche Gesellschaft für allgemeine und angewandte Entomologie (German Society of General and Applied Entomology) ; Michael Gewecke and Gernot Wendler (eds.) ; with contributions from Moray Anderson ... [et al.].
    ContributionsGewecke, Michael., Wendler, Gernot., Anderson, Moray., Deutsche Gesellschaft für Allgemeine und Angewandte Entomologie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL461 .I72 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination254 p. :
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2635233M
    ISBN 103489658361
    LC Control Number85208504


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