Tuesday, May 1, 2012
1) Picker, Mike, Charles Griffiths and Alan Weaving. Field Guide to Insects of South Africa. 2004. Struik Nature. Paperback: 444 pages. Price: $32.95 U.S.
SUMMARY: This new guide will be of great value to entomologists, both amateur and professional, as well as to students, nature conservation officers, game rangers, gardeners, farmers, tourists and anyone with an interest in natural history. An introductory chapter discusses the insect body, life history, classification and distribution patterns and relatives of southern African insects. It also touches on collecting, displaying and curating insects and explains 'How to use this book'.
RECOMMENDATION: A useful photographic guide to the insects of the region!