Spiders of New Zealand and Their Worldwide Kin PDF ePub eBook

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Spiders of New Zealand and Their Worldwide Kin free pdf Spiders colonised the Earth long before Gondwanaland began to drift into separate continents. New Zealand spiders have links with spiders worldwide. The authors of this book have pioneered discoveries that have been found to apply to spiders in other parts of Australasia, southern America and southern Africa. First published in paperback in 1999 and now published in hardback, this book is the definitive guide to these remarkable creatures, and is ideal for scientist and layperson alike. It explores the anatomy, physiology, behaviour and ecology of both native and introduced spiders. For ease of use, spiders are grouped in different ways, such as habitat, size, and web type. There are also chapters on harmful spiders and how to find and study spiders, and notes on the naming of spiders and early arachnologists.

About Ray Forster

This book is the result of two lifetimes of work by internationally respected arachnologists. Ray Forster was director of the Otago Museum, and Lyn Forster is a former lecturer and tutor in zoology at the University of Otago. Together they shared a lifetime interest in natural history and are authors of" New Zealand Spiders: An Introduction" and "Small Land Animals of New Zealand." Ray Forster published many monographs on spiders and both authors have published numerous papers in journals worldwide.

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Author : Ray Forster
Publisher : Otago University Press
Data Published : 23 September 2005
ISBN : 1877372137
EAN : 9781877372131
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 270 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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