Easily accessible general handbook for collecting and preserving insects and arachnids, with a Southern African slant.
The content of this edition is similar to the first and includes:
*An outline of the higher classification of insects and arachnids
*Descriptions and keys to the orders
*Killing and temporary storage
*Labelling, accessioning and dispatching
*Permanent storage and curation
*Collectors' code of practice
This edition has been given a complete update giving it a modern, contemporary look. Photographs are included wherever possible.