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The Insects of Australia: A Textbook for Students and Research Workers

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542 pages, 2000 b/w illus,col plates

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Hardback | #3900 | ISBN-13: 9780522838374
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Division of Entomology, CSIRO
A completely revised and updated edition of this standard entomological text. Australia has one of the richest insect faunas known, with over 85,000 species identified to date. This edition gives detailed treatments of morphology and biology of all insect orders and up-to-date summaries for all families, known to occur on the continent. It includes full identification keys to both family and order, using line drawings, photographs and electron micrographs. Initial chapters also cover general anatomy and biology, systematics, extinct species, palaeontology, biogeography and interactions between insects and humans.
Published in Two Volumes, sold only as a set:
Volume I: General Chapters; Collembola to Neuroptera. 543 pages
Volume II: Coleoptera to Hymenoptera; References; Index.

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