Zoology

Common Dung Beetles in Pastures of South-eastern Australia by M Tyndale-Biscoe

By M Tyndale-Biscoe

it is a vibrant, necessary and easy-to-read account of dung beetles in south-eastern Australia. The publication tells why the CSIRO introduced dung beetles to Australia, what they do, the place they dwell, tips to understand them and the way to assist them unfold. Seventeen species of imported dung beetles are defined and illustrated in color. local beetles and beetles except dung beetles present in dung pads also are defined. Maps of the anticipated and present distributions of every species stick to the descriptions.

Show description

Read Online or Download Common Dung Beetles in Pastures of South-eastern Australia PDF

Best zoology books

Boom and Bust: Bird Stories for a Dry Country

In growth and Bust, the authors draw at the traditional heritage of Australia's charismatic birds to discover the family among fauna, humans and surroundings in a continent the place variability is 'normal' and rainfall styles now not continually seasonal. they give thought to altering principles approximately deserts and the way those have helped us comprehend birds and their behaviour during this driest of continents.

Entomology, Ecology and Agriculture: The Making of Science Careers in North America, 1885-1985 (Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine)

This learn is facilitated by way of following fiscal entomologists' and ecologists' altering principles approximately diversified pest keep an eye on ideas, mainly 'chemical', 'biological', and 'integrated' regulate. the writer then follows the efforts of 1 particular crew of entomologists, on the college of California, over 3 generations from their advocacy of 'biological' controls within the Nineteen Thirties and 40s, via their moving awareness to the advance of an 'integrated pest administration' within the context of 'big biology' throughout the Nineteen Seventies.

Insect Molecular Biology and Ecology

Bugs characterize the main plentiful and various animal crew in the world. The variety of defined species is a couple of million and as much as ten million are predicted. bugs have one of many widest distributions on this planet simply because they've got tailored to severe levels of environments. Molecular ecology reviews ecological procedures according to the research of biomacromolecules, really DNA, RNA, and proteins, but additionally of low-molecular weight sign compounds.

Varmints and Victims: Predator Control in the American West

It was: for those who see a coyote, shoot it. greater but, a undergo. better of all, possibly? A wolf. How we now have gotten from there to the following, the place such predators are reintroduced, secure, and from time to time respected, is the tale Frank Van Nuys tells in Varmints and sufferers, an intensive and enlightening examine the evolution of predator administration within the American West.

Additional resources for Common Dung Beetles in Pastures of South-eastern Australia

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.71 of 5 – based on 45 votes