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[[Entomology]]

The scientific study of insects.


branch of zoology dealing with the scientific study of insects, including their taxonomy, morphology, physiology, and ecology. Applied aspects of entomology, such as the harmful and beneficial impact of insects on humans, are also studied.


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Re: Human Collembola Infestations

... to Ivermectin, which slowed it down enough to get on top of the infestation. I looked at many medical articles, blogs, and scholarly articles in entomology to research what it was and how to treat it. At first, i thought it was demodex mites but the inadequate specimens i had on the microscope ...

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by urthchik
Wed Sep 24, 2014 6:31 pm
 
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Topic: Human Collembola Infestations
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Microscope advice for a non-biologist

I don't think you need an actual microscope for entomology, rather some magnifier to check your bugs. I'm not sure how is it called in English, but it look basically like microscope, but the magnification is not so big so it's good for watching small ...

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by JackBean
Tue Apr 30, 2013 9:28 am
 
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Topic: Microscope advice for a non-biologist
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Microscope advice for a non-biologist

... range whereas I can get a 40-1000x model (which I'm thinking wouldn't be so useful for insects?) quite easily. So, any advice on microscopes for entomology? Again, thank you anyone able and willing to help despite my obvious lack of a clue in this field.

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by AlanGarden
Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:52 pm
 
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Topic: Microscope advice for a non-biologist
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Re: A different approach to study entomology

Yes, but I'm speaking about amateur entomologists!

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by Myrmecia
Thu Aug 16, 2012 6:12 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A different approach to study entomology
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A different approach to study entomology

Hello, I want to ask you advice about my idea. I'm a young budding entomologist, I study insects. I noticed that traditionally study entomology means building a collection, a necessary and useful stage to determinate the species. And here's the problem: an entomologist often becomes only ...

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by Myrmecia
Thu Aug 16, 2012 7:51 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A different approach to study entomology
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