By George Hangay,Paul Zborowski
New beetle species are being found for all time. Of the 30 000 species that could happen in Australia, simply 20 000 were scientifically defined. those comprise round 6500 weevils (Curculionidae), 2600 scarabs, dung beetles and chafers (Scarabaeidae); and 2250 leaf beetles (Chrysomelidae).
A advisor to the Beetles of Australia highlights the big variety of this targeted insect Order. It emphasises the environmental function of beetles, their relationships with different vegetation and animals, and their significance to humans.
Winner of the 2010 Whitley Medal.
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A Guide to the Beetles of Australia by George Hangay,Paul Zborowski