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Silverfish: if they're not fish, they're not really silver, and they look like aliens, what on earth are they?

Hippisley-Cox, Charles (2017) Silverfish: if they're not fish, they're not really silver, and they look like aliens, what on earth are they? Building Engineer, 92 (6). pp. 26-27. ISSN 0969-8213

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Abstract

As part of a series of studies exploring the complex relationship between buildings and ecology, this piece considers the place of silverfish within part of a wider ecosystem. The artlcle presents some of the issues involved with having silverfish and what methods can be used to reduce numbers to avoid infestation.

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Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: silverfish, ecology of buildings, historic buildings, building conservation, insects, Lepisma saccharina, pest control
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Q Science > QL Zoology
T Technology > TH Building construction
Schools: School of Art, Design and Architecture
School of Art, Design and Architecture > Creative Interdisciplinary Research Centre > Sustainability and Ecology in Creative Practices
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Barnard, P.C.(2011) The Royal Entomological Society Book of British Insects
Chinery, M. (2009) Collins Complete Guide to British Insects
Grimaldi, D., Engel, M.S. (2005). Evolution of the Insects
Hoell, H.V., Doyen, J.T. & Purcell, A.H. (1998). Introduction to Insect Biology and Diversity
Wootton, A. (2006) Usborne Spotters Guilde to Bugs and Insects

Depositing User: Charles Hippisley-Cox
Date Deposited: 30 May 2017 08:53
Last Modified: 30 May 2017 09:02
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/32006

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