By George Hangay,Paul Zborowski

ISBN-10: 0643094873

ISBN-13: 9780643094871

A consultant to the Beetles of Australia presents a entire advent to the Coleoptera – a big and numerous staff of bugs. Beetles make up forty in line with cent of all bugs identified to technological know-how. The variety of defined beetle species on this planet – round 350 000 – is greater than six instances the variety of all vertebrate species.
New beetle species are being found forever. Of the 30 000 species which can ensue in Australia, merely 20 000 were scientifically defined. those comprise round 6500 weevils (Curculionidae), 2600 scarabs, dung beetles and chafers (Scarabaeidae); and 2250 leaf beetles (Chrysomelidae).
A advisor to the Beetles of Australia highlights the large range of this special insect Order. It emphasises the environmental position of beetles, their relationships with different vegetation and animals, and their significance to humans.
Winner of the 2010 Whitley Medal.

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