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Insects of South-Eastern Australia : An Ecological and Behavioural Guide (Paperback) (Roger Farrow)

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Winner of a 2016 Whitley Award Commendation for Illustrated Guide

A walk in the bush reveals insects visiting flowers, patrolling the air, burrowing under bark and even biting your skin. Every insect has characteristic feeding preferences and behaviors. Insects of South-Eastern Australia is a unique field guide that uses host plants and behavioral attributes as the starting point for identifying insects. Richly illustrated with color photographs, the different species of insects found in Australia’s temperate south-east, including plant feeders, predators, parasites and decomposers, are presented.

The guide is complemented by an introduction to the insects of the region, including their environment, classification, life history, feeding strategies and behavior. Fascinating boxes on camouflage, mimicry and many other topics are also included throughout. Whether you are a field naturalist, entomologist or just want to know what’s in your backyard, Insects of South-Eastern Australia will help you to identify the insects most likely to be encountered, as well as understand the basics of their ecology and behavior.
Number of Pages: 274
Genre: Science, Nature
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Stylus Pub Llc
Author: Roger Farrow
Language: English
Street Date: March 24, 2017
TCIN: 51860292
UPC: 9781486304745
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-8682
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