There are possibly 30 000 species of beetle in Australia - no one knows for sure. But professional entomologists, students and keen amateurs alike will find what is known about this striking, diverse and intriguing order of insects in this comprehensive guide by two of the world's recognised experts.
Australian Beetles is a detailed account of the beetle fauna of Australia; it includes general discussions of adult and larval anatomy, general biology and economic significance, keys to families based on larvae and adults, and a brief coverage of each of the 117 families occurring on the continent.
CSIRO Publishing; January 1994
- ISBN: 9780643100695
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- Title: Australian Beetles
- Author: JF Lawrence; EB Britton
Imprint: CSIRO Publishing