A Guide to Native Bees of Australia
Paperback | Aug 2018 | CSIRO Publishing | 9781486304066 | 280pp | 215x148mm | GEN | AUD$49.99, NZD$59.99
Winner of the 2019 Whitley Award for Illustrated Guide
A Guide to Native Bees of Australia provides a detailed
introduction to the estimated 2000 species of Australian bees. Illustrated with
stunning photographs, it describes the form and function of bees, their
life-cycle stages, nest architecture, sociality and relationships with plants.
It also contains systematic accounts of the five families and 58 genera of
Australian bees. Photomicrographs of morphological characters and
identification keys allow identification of bees to genus level. Natural
history enthusiasts, professional and amateur entomologists and beekeepers will
find this an essential guide.