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A guide to stag beetles of Australia
A guide to stag beetles of Australia
Hangay, George2017
A Guide to Stag Beetles of Australia is a comprehensive account of the 95 lucanid species found in Australia. This book reveals their diversity and beauty, looks in detail at their morphology, habitats and ecology, and explains how to collect, keep and preserve them. Natural history enthusiasts and professional and amateur coleopterists alike will benefit from the use of this guide.The book features some stunning images from entomologist and photographer Paul Zborowski. Paul has over 40 years' experience of field-based study of insects and related creatures in habitats all over the world. --Publisher description.
Main title:
A guide to stag beetles of Australia / George Hangay & Roger de Keyzer.
Clayton, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2017.
x, 245 pages : colour illustrations ; 22 cm.
Includes glossaryIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Part I. Classification -- The language of entomology -- Morphology -- The Lucanidae -- Origins of the Australian stag beetle fauna -- Taxonomic studies of the Australian stag beetle fauna -- Part II. Checklist of Australian Lucanidae -- Aesalinae -- Lampriminae -- Syndesinae -- Lucaninae -- Part III. How to find stag beetles -- Keeping live stag beetles -- Field preservation and collection management -- Entomological societies in Australia -- Major insect collections in Australia -- Recommended publications for your library.
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LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Sandringham LibraryAnimals595.7649 HANAvailable