Table of contents for Insights from insects : what bad bugs can teach us / Gilbert Waldbauer.

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Table of Contents
	Introduction	6
I. 	The Most Dangerous Insects
		Mosquitoes	10
II. 	Evolution In Action
		The House Fly	30
III. 	What Darwin Wished He Knew
		Drosophila	43
IV. 	Natural Selection Outflanks Farmers
		Corn Rootworms	55
V. 	How a Species Becomes Two Species
		Fruit Flies	64
VI. 	Guaranteeing Descendants: The Numbers Game
		Aphids	75
VII. 	Guaranteeing Descendants: The Role of Parental Care
		Tsetse Fly	85
VIII.	Surviving Winter as a Sleeping Egg
		The Evergreen Bagworm	92
IX. 	Escaping Predators by Deception
		Black Swallowtail Butterfly	106
X.	Why Insects are Such Picky Eaters
		The Cabbage White Butterfly	123
XI.	"Nutritional Wisdom"
		Corn Earworm	136
XII.	Invaders from Abroad
		Gypsy Moth	149
XIII.	An American Saves the French Wine Industry
		Grape Phylloxera	166
XIV.	An Insecticide "Creates" New Pests
		Codling Moth	178
XV.	From Low to High Tech Controls
		European Corn Borer	190
XVI.	The Demise of DDT
		Japanese Beetle	201
XVII. Their Passing from the Agricultural Scene
		Chinch Bug	215
XVIII. Synchrony with the Seasons
		Hessian Fly	229
XIX.	An Insect to Control Another Insect
		Cottony Cushion Scale	241
XX.	Extermination by Subverting the Sex Act
		Screwworm Fly	252
	Epilogue	265
	Notes	273

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Insect pests.
Insect pests -- Ecology.
Insects -- Ecology.