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By: Dinendra N Raychaudhuri(Editor), Sumana Saha(Editor)
357 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations, colour & b/w maps
Atlas of Insects and Spiders of Buxa Tiger Reserve provides essential information for people having an interest in this field of science, whether a beginner or an experienced investigator, zoological collector, student, teacher, forester or tourist. This book is a highly inspiring and authoritative treatise and a startingly beautiful field guide to 830 insect and spider species found in the wild environs of Buxa Tiger Reserve in the Indian state of West Bengal and also at the local surrounding tea estates.
Introduction to the text explains how to preserve and mount collected specimens for college and university laboratories and zoological musea. Each insect and spider species entry is complemented by information on time of activity, seasonality and distribution. Keys to species provides instantaneous identification of both groups. Atlas of Insects and Spiders of Buxa Tiger Reserve is a useful and indispensible reference tool for visitors of Buxa Tiger Reserve and for entomologists, zoologists, conservation biologists, forest officials and especially students, researchers and nature lovers fascinated by the world of insects and spiders.
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