By George Hangay,Paul Zborowski
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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A Guide to the Beetles of Australia by George Hangay,Paul Zborowski