A Guide to the Cockroaches of Australia PDF ePub eBook

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A Guide to the Cockroaches of Australia free pdf Cockroaches! Even a mere mention of the word causes many people to recoil in horror. However, of the hundreds of species of cockroaches (or blattodeans as they are known) found in Australia, only a small number of them give the group a bad name. Just a few species that are commonly found in homes, restaurants and hospitals are responsible for thousands of dollars in expenditure to comply with health standards. A Guide to the Cockroaches of Australia is a comprehensive account of the 550 described species found in Australia.

About David Rentz

David Rentz AM specialises in katydids, crickets and other members of the suborder Ensifera. He spent 25 years as Curator of Orthopteroid Insects in the Australian National Insect Collection, Canberra. David is currently an Adjunct Professor at James Cook University, Australia, and an Honorary Fellow of the California Academy of Sciences. He is the author of A Guide to the Katydids of Australia, which won a Whitley Award commendation for best field guide, and in 2011 he and his colleague Dr Darryl Gwynne were awarded an Ig-Nobel Prize for their study 'Beetles on the Bottle'. David was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 2013.

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Author : David Rentz
Publisher : CSIRO Publishing
Data Published : 30 May 2014
ISBN : 0643103201
EAN : 9780643103207
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 328 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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