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A Guide to the Katydids of Australia by David Rentz

By David Rentz

Katydids are one of the most typically obvious Australian bugs. they vary in dimension from approximately five mm to good over ninety mm and take place in lots of habitats everywhere Australia. Katydids are masters of deception, imitating twigs, bark, leaves and stems, in addition to different bugs. a number of are brightly colored and are distasteful to predators. they remain study matters in lots of collage curricula, the place scholars research their behaviour, acoustical body structure and ecology.
A consultant to the Katydids of Australia explores this assorted workforce of bugs from the relatives Tettigoniidae, which contains greater than a thousand species in Australia, together with Norfolk and Lord Howe islands. It highlights their relationships to crops, people and the surroundings, and comprises color photos of many species.
2011 Whitley Award Commendation for box Guide.

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