Pocket Guide Insects of East Africa

Penguin Random House South Africa
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Insects have a greater impact on human lives and livelihoods than any other group of organisms. This guide will help you to identify insects that are frequently encountered, very striking or ecologically important in the region. Compact and easy-to-use, it features more than 400 of the interesting and diverse insect groups found in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi. Full-colour photographs of all featured species are accompanied by concise text giving key identification features for each group.
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About the author

Dr Dino J. Martins, an entomologist and evolutionary biologist, is widely known as East Africa's 'Dudu Man'. (Dudu is the Swahili word for insect.) Dr Martins holds a PhD in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology from Harvard University. A prolific writer, he has published numerous articles in scientific, natural history, and environmental publications. He is currently Chair of the Insect Committee of Nature Kenya, and The East Africa Natural History Society, where he passionately promotes interest in the study and conservation of insects.
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Publisher
Penguin Random House South Africa
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Published on
Mar 27, 2015
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Pages
160
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ISBN
9781775842729
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Language
English
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Genres
Nature / Animals / Butterflies & Moths
Nature / Animals / Insects & Spiders
Nature / Animals / Wildlife
Nature / General
Science / Life Sciences / Zoology / Entomology
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