By George Hangay,Paul Zborowski
New beetle species are being found for all time. Of the 30 000 species that can take place in Australia, basically 20 000 were scientifically defined. those contain round 6500 weevils (Curculionidae), 2600 scarabs, dung beetles and chafers (Scarabaeidae); and 2250 leaf beetles (Chrysomelidae).
A consultant to the Beetles of Australia highlights the big range of this particular insect Order. It emphasises the environmental position of beetles, their relationships with different crops and animals, and their value to humans.
Winner of the 2010 Whitley Medal.
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A Guide to the Beetles of Australia by George Hangay,Paul Zborowski