Moths of Australia

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BRILL, 1990 - Nature - 535 pages
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This is the first comprehensive, reliable, well-illustrated book covering the enormous diversity of Australian moths, summarising our knowledge of them, and presenting much original work. More than 1,000 of the 10,000 named Australian species are figured in colour of halftone photographs. Also included is an up-to-date nomenclature and a wealth of information on distribution, larval food plants, and the fascinating behaviour of these often colourful insects. Emphasis is given to the living insects and the means they employ to cope with environmental pressures. There are also authoritative accounts of the structure, life history, biology, population control, economic significance, evolution and geographical distribution. A modern classification of the world fauna is provided, and detailed information on those families occurring in Australia, with descriptions and figures of egg, larval, pupal and adult structure, and discussions of the biology. A section on collecting and studying moths, a glossary, an index, a table of the larval food plants and an extensive list of references are additional features.
  

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Contents

Introduction Dispersal and migration
42
MOTHS AND THEIR Sensory perception in adults
48
Population Control
55
Pupa 13
68
Distribution
74
Larval activity and gregariousness 32
82
Movement in pupae 37 FAUNA
125
Agathiphagoidea
132
HETERONEUROUS 22 Thyridoidea
338
HETERONEUROUS 27 Bombycoidea
386
Tineoidea 174
408
Yponomeutoidea 201
417
Gelechioidea 217 APPENDIX A Collection
471
Tortricoidea 274 Larval Host List
483
Castnioidea 282 References
495
Sesioidea 286 Glossary
512

Lophocoronoidea 136 18 Epermenioidea
319
EXOPORIAN MOTHS Exoporia 139 20 Pterophoroidea
329

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Moths of Australia. This product is withdrawn. Moths of Australia. IFB Common, CSIRO Entomology. Illustrations 535 pages Publisher: Melbourne University ...
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JSTOR: Moths of Australia.
MOTHS OF AUSTRALIA. By ifb Common; photographs by Ederic Slater. ej Brill, Leiden and New York. $171.43. vi + 535 p. + 16pl.; ill.; index. ...
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Australian Lepidoptera Books and cds
Moths of Australia D'Abrera, Bernard,, Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, 1974. ... Heliothine Moths of Australia: A Guide to Pest Bollworms and Related Noctuid ...
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Australian mallee moths and their relatives
Moths of Australia. Melbourne University Press, Carlton, Melbourne. Common, ifb and M. Horak. 1994. Four new species of Telanepsia Turner (Lepidoptera: ...
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The Olethreutine Moths of Australia provides a “top-down” approach to define 90 .... Marianne Horak’s Olethreutine Moths of Australia will provide the ...
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infogiant MOTHS
Common, ifb (1990), Moths of Australia. (Melbourne University Press, Carlton, Victoria). Initiation of life commences with egg-laying by female moths. ...
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Tortricid.net - REFERENCES
Moths of Australia. Melbourne University Press Carlton, Victoria, Australia. 535 pp. ... Olethreutine Moths of Australia (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). ...
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Pacific Island Books
Moths of Australia by ifb Common. Recommended retail price $80, our price $70. Moths of Australia is the first comprehensive book to cover the enormous ...
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Heliothine Moths of Australia. Matthews, Marcus ... Moths of Australia. Ian fb Common. Melbourne University Press, 1990. Moth Larvae of Australia ...
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Moths of Australia. ifb Common. David L. Wagner. Back to Top. Contact Us · Terms of Service · Privacy Policy · Books Division · Chicago Distribution Center ...
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About the author (1990)

Ian Common M.A., D. Agr. Sc, FRES received his formal entomological training at the University of Queensland. Publications: "Australian Moths" and "Australian Butterflies," a co-author of "Butterflies of Australia," the author of the chapter on Lepidoptera in "Insects of Australia," articles on Lepidoptera in the "Australian Encyclopaedia" and the "Encyclopaedia of Papua and New Guinea" and numerous papers in scientific journals. Ederic Slater is a widely acclaimed nature photographer in Australia.

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