A Guide to Stag Beetles of Australia by George Hangay,Roger de Keyzer

By George Hangay,Roger de Keyzer

such a lot Australian stag beetles dwell secretive lives, spending nearly all of their existence cycle within decaying trees or less than logs sunken within the soil. but those lively recyclers of the wooded area are well-known through beetle-loving humans all over the world. Their aesthetic allure and the rarity of a few species lead them to of significant worth to creditors: the beetles within the subfamily Lampriminae are wonderfully vibrant, whereas others convey an awesome type in male mandible measurement and structure.
A consultant to Stag Beetles of Australia is a entire account of the ninety five lucanid species present in Australia. This booklet finds their variety and sweetness, appears intimately at their morphology, habitats and ecology, and explains how you can gather, preserve and shield them. common historical past fanatics and novice coleopterists alike will enjoy the use of this advisor.
The ebook positive factors a few beautiful photographs from entomologist and photographer Paul Zborowski. Paul has over forty years' adventure of field-based learn of bugs and similar creatures in habitats all around the world.

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