This collection of more than 30 peer-reviewed papers focuses on the diversity and conservation of arthropods, whose species inhabit virtually every recess and plane - and feature in virtually every food web - on the planet. Highlighting issues ranging from large-scale disturbance to local management, from spatial heterogeneity to temporal patterns, these papers reflect exciting new research - and take the reader to some of the most biodiverse corners of the planet.
Draws together a wide range of peer-reviewed primary research papers from biodiversity researchers around the world
Provides examples from a wide spectrum of issues representing the current state-of-the art in arthropods
Provides examples of recent work, usable as case studies for courses in ecology, restoration, biodiversity, conservation
Enables specialist researchers to see primary research papers tackling problems in arthropods