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Zoological Catalogue of Australia, Volume 29.6: Coleoptera: Elateroidea

Flora / Fauna

Series: Zoological Catalogue of Australia Volume: 29.6

By: Andrew A Calder

248 pages, Illus

CSIRO

Hardback | Jun 1998 | #81475 | ISBN: 0643063536
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About this book

This is the third of 14 proposed Catalogue volumes dealing with the Australian beetle fauna. It covers the families Rhinorhipidae, Brachyspectridae, Eucnemidae, Throscidae, Elateridae, Lycidae, Lampyridae and Cantharidae and includes some of the well known beetles commonly referred to as click beetles, fireflies or soldier beetles.
The recognised Australian fauna, with 129 genera and 1105 species, represents 12% and 5% of the world's genera and species respectively. In the economically important family Elateridae, 667 valid species are recorded for Australia.


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