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A Field Guide to Insects in Australia

Fourth Edition


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By Paul Zborowski and Ross Storey
Format Paperback / softback
Page Extent 328
Book Size 27 x 157 x 216 mm (H x W x D)
Imprint Reed New Holland
Release Date 1 Jul 2017
Subject Classification The natural world, country life & pets / Wildlife: general interest / Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Whether you're an amateur insect enthusiast, a student or an entomologist, this completely revised new edition of A Field Guide to Insects in Australia will help you to identify insects from all the major groups. With more photographs, species and up-to-date information, it will enable you to differentiate between a dragonfly and a damselfly or a cricket and a grasshopper. You'll find cockroaches, termites, praying mantises, beetles, cicadas, moths, butterflies, ants, bees and many more. More than 600 colour photographs show the insects in their natural habitats, while more than 50 line drawings clearly illustrate the differences where identification is tricky.

Paul Zborowski is an entomologist and photographer based in Canberra. He has studied and photographed insect behaviour around the world and now concentrates on maintaining a macro photo collection which can be visited at www.close-up-photolibrary.com. Paul has revised this edition and continued the legacy of his esteemed friend and colleague, Ross Storey.

Ross Storey spent most of his professional life studying, collecting and curating insects for the University of Queensland and the Queensland Department of Primary Industries. He described many new species and wrote scientific papers, especially on native dung beetles, on which he is a recognised world authority. Before his death in 2008, he worked as a taxonomist and curator of the QDPI's Mareeba insect collection, one of Australia's premier collections of tropical insects.

Paul Zborowski

Based in Canberra, Paul Zborowski is an entomologist and photographer who spends his time researching and illustrating invertebrates in Australia and in other locations around the world. He has a passion for presenting the macro details of nature to a wide audience and has written and illustrated 12 nature books using the resources of his image bank, www.close-up-photolibrary.com. He is a field-based scientist, spending long periods undertaking research in the field, and is also a sometimes teacher, both of science and photography.

Ross Storey