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by Ross; Zborowski, Paul Storey
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 ...
by Robert Whyte
<p>Australians have a love-hate relationship with spiders. Spiders inspire fear, especially dangerous species such as the Redback and Sydney Funnelweb. Yet, Peacock Spiders, whose males spread a colourful fan and wave their legs in a courtship ...
by Paul Zborowski
<p><b>Reprint available soon.</b></p><p>Moths are often thought of as the ugly cousins of butterflies, yet their colours can be just as remarkable and, with over 20,000 species in Australia, their biology and lifestyles are far more ...
by David Rentz
<p>Cricket song is a sound of the Australian bush. Even in cities, the rasping calls signify Australia’s remarkable cricket biodiversity. Crickets are notable for a variety of reasons. When their population booms, some of these species become ...
by Charlotte Sleigh
<p>Ants are legion: at present there are 11,006 species of ant known; they live everywhere in the world except the polar icecaps; and the combined weight of the ant population has been estimated to make up half the mass of all insects alive ...eBook
Impacts of Humans on Terrestrial Ecosystems
by Paulo S. Oliveira & Suzanne Koptur
<p>Ants are probably the most dominant insect family on earth, and flowering plants have been the dominant plant group on land for more than 100 million years. In recent decades, human activities have degraded natural environments with ...eBook
by Clyne Densey
This book is for those people who want to see more butterflies fluttering into their backyards.The life cycle of 32 common Australian butterflies are featured here, together with the names of the plants on which they like to feed. There are ...
From Hive Management to Honey Harvesting and More
by Kim Pezza
<p>**Your Backyard Farming Experience Begins Here!</p> <p>Make beekeeping a part of your backyard farming experience: enjoy honey, beeswax and a more fruitful garden, as your bees will work as hard as you do to make your backyard farm a ...eBook
by Paul Horne & Denis Crawford
<p>Love them or loathe them, we can't avoid insects.</p> <p>From aphids to flies, ladybirds to wasps, insects of all shapes and sizes share our homes and gardens. Now in updated edition, the bestselling <em>Backyard Insects</em> explores the ...eBook
by Sabina F.
<p>Bed bugs had been the most notorious and annoying parasite or insect in the 19th to the early part of the 20th century. It is believed that during and after the World War II in the United States in the 1940s, the country had totally been ...eBook
52 Family-Friendly Activities and Experiments Exploring the Life of the Hive
by Kim Lehman
<p><strong>Beekeeping's popularity as a hobby continues to skyrocket. <em>Beekeeper's Lab</em> gives you 52 bee-inspired labs to do all year long, and are accessible enough to share with the family.</strong></p> <p>Fill the year ahead with ...eBook
by Ellen Gomez
<p data-version='1.1'>Beekeeping, or apiculture, is one of the most wonderful and, may we say, important fields in the world. Without bees there would be no life as we know it. If this is your passion, whether newly acquired or old, you will ...eBook
by James Maclaine
An intriguing introduction to the fascinating world of bees and wasps, with a specially written easy-to-read text, amazing and extraordinary photographs and step-by-step visual explanations Ages: 4+ • A slim and unintimidating book which
by Adam Dodd
<p>From ancient Egyptian deities to German automobiles, beetles have left an <span style="line-height: 1.45em;">indelible mark on human cultures around the world. Comprising more </span><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">than 350,000 ...
by Adam Dodd
<p>Ancient and strange, beetles call to mind a lost world of Egyptian magic and belief—a reminder of the fascination they’ve long held for human culture. In <em>Beetle</em>, Adam Dodd offers a richly illustrated, engaging account of the natural ...eBook
by Richard Jones
<p>‘A truly excellent account’ British Wildlife Beetles are arguably the most diverse organisms in the world, with nearly half a million beetle species described and catalogued in our museums, more than any other type of living thing. This ...eBook
by Nicole Harrington
<p data-version="1.1"><strong>Harvest your own delicious homemade honey!</strong></p><p>In the past few years, there has been a growing movement of people who are looking to have more control over the food they eat. There is a rising level of ...eBook
by Rainer Foelix
<p>One of the only books to treat the whole spider, from its behavior and physiology to its neurobiology and reproductive characteristics, <em>Biology of Spiders</em> is considered a classic in spider literature. First published in German in ...eBook
by Ball, Stuart
<p><i>Britain’s Hoverflies</i> is a beautifully illustrated photographic field guide to the hoverflies of Britain, focusing on the species that can be most readily identified. It is the perfect companion for wildlife enthusiasts, ...eBook
by Paul Sterry, Andrew Cleave & Rob Read
<p>A comprehensive and fully illustrated guide, this book is the definitive photographic reference guide for anyone interested in butterflies and moths found in Britain and Ireland. Every species that occurs regularly in Britain and Ireland is ...eBook