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Know Your New Zealand Insects and Spiders

By: John Early and Don Horne

176 pages, Full colour photos

New Holland Publishers New Zealand

Paperback | Aug 2009 | #179351 | ISBN-13: 9781869662530
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NHBS Price: £14.99 $19/€18 approx

About this book

New Zealand's insects include some of the world's most remarkable, including the giant weta (one of the world's heaviest insects, dating from dinosaur days) and the world's longest weevil. The most inconic, important and most prominent species and families feature in this book. Added to the natives are key introduced species, such as the monarch butterfly, and the book also features a selection of noteworthy spiders.


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Biography

John Early, Curator of Entomology at Auckland Museum, assisted as consultant on the recently published Photographic Guide to Insects of New Zealand (New Holland) and is an expert in his field. Don Horne specialises in macro wildlife photography. His many book credits include two photographic guides for New Holland (Mushrooms and Insects).

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