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Author Andersen, Nils M., author

Title Australian water bugs : their biology and identification : (Hemiptera-Heteroptera, Gerromorpha & Nepomorpha) / Nils M. Andersen & Tom A. Weir
Published Strenstrup, Denmark ; Melbourne : CSIRO Publishing, 2004

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Description 344 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
regular print
Series Entomonograph, 0106-2808 ; v. 14
Entomonograph ; v. 14
Contents Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- 2. Biology and ecology -- 3. Classification and phylogeny -- 4. Identification -- 5. Collecting methods and specimen preparation -- 6. Key to the families of Australian water bugs -- Infraorder gerromorpha -- 7. Family mesoveliidae -- 8. Family hebridae -- 9. Family hydrometridae -- 10. Family hermatobatidae -- 11. Family veliidae -- 12. Family gerridae -- Infraorder nepomorpha -- 13. Family nepidae -- 14. Family belostomatidae -- 15. Family corixidae -- 16. Family aphelocheiridae -- 17. Family naucoridae -- 18. Family ochteridae -- 19. Family gelastocoridae -- 20. Family notonectidae -- 21. Family pleidae
Summary This handbook is the first comprehensive guide to identifying Australian water bugs providing an overview on all fifteen families, seventeen sub-families and fifty-five genera known to occur on mainland Australia, Tasmania and nearby islands
Notes "A series facing global biodiversity in insects"
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Hemiptera.
Water bugs
Aquatic insects.
Semiaquatic bugs.
Entomology -- Australia.
Semiaquatic bugs -- Australia -- Identification.
Aquatic insects -- Australia -- Identification.
Semiaquatic bugs -- Australia.
Aquatic insects -- Australia.
Hemiptera -- Australia.
Author Weir, Tom A., author
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (Australia)
LC no. 2004444910
ISBN 8788757781 (Apollo)
0643090517 :
Other Titles Australian water bugs (Hemiptera-Heteroptera, Gerromorpha & Nepomorpha) : their biology and identification