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A guide to the beetles of Australia [electronic resource] / George Hangay and Paul Zborowski.

Author/Creator:
Hangay, George.
Publication:
Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Pub., c2010.
Format/Description:
Government document
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1 online resource (249 p.)
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Subjects:
Beetles -- Australia.
Beetles -- Australia -- Identification.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
A well-illustrated guide that provides a fascinating introduction to this huge and diverse group of insects.
Contents:
cOVER; Preface; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; What makes a beetle?; Anatomy; Reproduction and development; Food and survival; Higher taxonomy; Family descriptions; Cupedidae Reticulated beetles; Ommatidae Ommatid beetles; Sphaeriusidae Minute bog beetles; Gyrinidae Whirligig beetles; Haliplidae Crawling water beetles; Noteridae Burrowing water beetles; Hygrobiidae Screech beetles; Dytiscidae Predaceous diving beetles; Rhysodidae Wrinkled bark beetles; Carabidae Ground beetles; Hydrophilidae Water scavenger beetles; Histeridae Hister beetles; Hydraenidae Minute moss beetles
Ptiliidae Feather-winged beetlesLeiodidae Small fungus beetles; Scydmaenidae Minute ant-like beetles; Silphidae Carrion or burial beetles; Staphylinidae Rove beetles; Lucanidae Stag beetles; Passalidae Passalid or bess beetles; Trogidae Hide beetles; Bolboceratidae Bolboceratid beetles; Hybosoridae Scavenger scarab beetles; Scarabaeidae Scarab beetles; Endnotes; Glossary; Index of common names; Index of scientific names
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contributor:
Zborowski, Paul.
ISBN:
1-283-15623-7
9786613156235
0-643-10012-1
OCLC:
645097498