Bouchard, Patrice, editor.

Boasting an extraordinary visual diversity, beetles make up more than one fifth of all known life forms on earth. This book presents 600 significant examples, selected as part of a genome program. They are shown in glorious high definition photographs, life size and in detail, alongside an engraving offering a side or open-winged view. Each profile includes a population distribution map, a table of essential information, and a commentary revealing notable characteristics, related species, and a diagnosis of the specimens importance in terms of taxonomy, rarity, behaviour, and scientific significance. Arranged taxonomically, this essential reference reveals the variety, importance and beauty of beetles.

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Ivy Press, 2014.  656 pages, hard cover, dustwrapper, colour photographs, line drawings, maps.

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Weight 2150 g