Archaeoentomolgy

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Abstract

The range of insects used in archaeoentomology is discussed, along with the discipline's broad aims. Sampling, extraction, and the depositional histories of insect remains in the archaeological record are outlined. The common methods of identification, quantification, and analysis are reviewed and future prospects for the discipline explored.

Details

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Encyclopedia of Archaeological Sciences
EditorsSandra L. López Varela
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2019

Keywords

  • Archaeoentomology, sampling, extraction, quantification, analysis, paleoenvironment