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Common Dung Beetles in Pastures of South-eastern Australia

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Common Dung Beetles in Pastures of South-eastern Australia

M Tyndale-Biscoe   CSIRO Entomology

Colour illustrations
72 pages
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing

    Small Paperback - 1990
ISBN: 9780643050907 - AU $ 54.95
Price includes standard postage within Australia and New Zealand.

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This is a colourful, useful and easy-to-read account of dung beetles in south-eastern Australia. The book tells why the CSIRO brought dung beetles to Australia, what they do, where they live, how to recognise them and how to help them spread. Seventeen species of imported dung beetles are described and illustrated in colour. Native beetles and beetles other than dung beetles found in dung pads are also described. Maps of the predicted and current distributions of each species follow the descriptions.


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