Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
By Stephen W. Nichols
The New York Entomological Society, 1989
ISBN: 0913424137
Cite: 726501
Revised Edition of A GLOSSARY OF ENTOMOLOGY by J. R. de la Torre-Bueno including SUPPLEMENT A by George S. Tulloch

Compiled by Stephen W. Nichols, Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Managing Editor Randall T. Schuh, Department of Entomology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York

Published by The New York Entomological Society Incorporating the Brooklyn Entomological Society in cooperation with the American Museum of Natural History.

Copyright 1989 by The New York Entomological Society

First paragraph of Preface:

"A revision of Jose Rollin de la Torre-Bueno's A Glossary of Entomology, published in 1937, was long overdue. For over half a century the Glossary, itself an expanded and modified version of John B. Smith's An Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology, published in 1906, has served as the most important reference for entomological terms in the English language. Supplement A by George S. Tulloch, published in 1962, enhanced the value of the Glossary, but even it is long out of date."

My comments:

The New York Entomological Society advertises this book for $45.00. That's best deal I find at present, including in the used book market. BugGuide's Glossary is very informative with its illustrations, and I like the convenience of the hyperlinked adaptation of Jardine's The Dictionary of Entomology(1). However, the subject Torre-Bueno Glossary is much more up to date and complete (the glossary proper is 821 pages), so I always reach for it first. I have no experience with Gordh and Headrick's A Dictionary of Entomology(2), though.