By George Hangay,Paul Zborowski
New beetle species are being stumbled on forever. Of the 30 000 species that could ensue in Australia, purely 20 000 were scientifically defined. those comprise round 6500 weevils (Curculionidae), 2600 scarabs, dung beetles and chafers (Scarabaeidae); and 2250 leaf beetles (Chrysomelidae).
A consultant to the Beetles of Australia highlights the large variety of this distinctive insect Order. It emphasises the environmental position of beetles, their relationships with different vegetation and animals, and their significance to humans.
Winner of the 2010 Whitley Medal.
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