Paul Horne & Denis Crawford. Updated edition, 2016, 272p. soft cover, 210 x 151mm. Over 160+ superb colour photographs. Australian publication. ISBN 0-522-85202-5
For each coloured plate there is a description, common and scientific name, the size of the pictured insect, what it feeds on, the order and, where appropriate, other details on its scientific classification.
Updated to include 19 new species.
Love them or loathe them, we can’t avoid insects. From aphids to flies, ladybirds to wasps, insects of all shapes and sizes share our homes and gardens. Now in an updated edition, the bestselling Backyard Insects explores the secrets and habits of more than one hundred little critters that are common to backyard Australia. Crawling with full-colour, larger-than-life photographs for easy identification, Backyard Insects is an indispensable guide for nature lovers, gardeners and kids of all ages.