1887

oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Contribution to the study of the Phycitinae (Pyralidae, Lep.): Part I

Volume 4, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0013-8789

 

Abstract

Systematic Entomology (a branch that is rather neglected nowadays) has two aims in view: a) to classify and name the different species of insects so as to have them in convenient groups for further reference, b) to determine the relation between species, genera and larger groups so as to form a more or less clear picture of the evolution of the group. The former aim largely concerns the economic entomologist, enabling him to study the literature on the control and destruction of harmful insects and to trace their life-history, country of origin, etc.; it is part and parcel of the practical side of entomology; academic views are not considered.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...

Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/JESSA/4/1/AJA00128789_3247
1941-09-01
2016-12-09

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error