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Author Hangay, George, author

Title A guide to stag beetles of Australia / George Hangay, Roger de Keyzer ; Paul Zborowski
Published Clayton, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2017


Description 1 online resource
Contents Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; 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; Glossary; References; Index
Summary 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
Analysis Australian
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Stag beetles -- Australia
Stag beetles -- Australia -- Identification
Stag beetles.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Zoology -- General.
Stag beetles
Genre/Form Field guides
Form Electronic book
Author Keyzer, Roger de, author
Zborowski, Paul, photographer
ISBN 9781486302093