Biology of Leaf Beetles
Edited by Pierre Jolivet and Krishna K Verma
Hardcover 350pp, illus ISBN 1898298866
This book is intended to be a "guided tour" through the extensive literature on
one of the largest families of insects, the family of leaf beetles, or the family Chrysomelidae.
It is an introduction to their biology and their agricultural importance as crop pests. An
account of chrysomelid food is included, and interesting deviations from their phytophagy
Also covered are the various defence mechanisms exhibited by leaf beetles
against parasites and predators.
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