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This book is an essential, up-to-date reference on moths by an Australian authority. Emphasis is given to behaviour, defence mechanisms and larval food plants, and to egg, larval, pupal and adult structure. More than 1000 species are figured in 32 colour and 46 halftone plates of photographs, and in numerous line drawings.
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Ian Common M.A., D. Agr. Sc, FRES received his formal entomological training at the University of Queensland. Publications:Australian Moths and Australian Butterflies, a co-author of Butterflies of Australia, the author of the chapter on Lepidoptera inInsects of Australia, articles on Lepidoptera in the Australian Encyclopaedia and theEncyclopaedia of Papua and New Guinea and numerous papers in scientific journals.Ederic Slater is a widely acclaimed nature photographer in Australia.Review:
'...the virtues of this book lie in terms of its quality and its extreme usefulness to students and researchers...' James S. Miller, Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 1991. 'This is a wonderful book, packed with invaluable information, much of it original, it is extensively illustrated and beautifully written.' Malcolm J. Scoble, Journal of National History, 1991. '...the book succeeds at three levels - as an illustrated guide to moths [in] Australia; as an introduction to moths in general, and as a detailed description of a modern classification to family [...] of the vast Australian moth fauna.' J.S. Dugdale, New Zealand Entomologist, 1992.
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