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Unread postby Wild about cats » Mon Nov 27, 2006 9:10 pm

Hi,

I've been looking for a book about insects in KNP or any other SANPark.Is there suck a book?
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Unread postby gwendolen » Mon Nov 27, 2006 9:17 pm

Oom FD posted this: Recommended Books


Insects
Field Guide To Insects Of The Kruger National Park
Author(s): Leo Braack
Publisher: Struik
ISBN: 186872459X
Published: 2000

Field Guide To Insects Of South Africa
Author(s): Charles Griffiths, Mike Picker and Alan Weaving
Publisher: Struik
ISBN: 1770070613
Publication Date: 2002

Field Guide To Butterflies Of South Africa
Author(s): Steve Woodhall
Publisher: Struik
ISBN: 1868727246
Publication Date: 2005

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Unread postby Pieter Steyn » Mon Nov 27, 2006 10:46 pm

hallo

I am using Field guide to insects of south Africa (up dated 2004) and found it very use full.

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Unread postby MarkWildDog » Tue Nov 28, 2006 10:51 am

WAC,

There is also the Field Guide to the Insects of the Kruger National Park by Heike Schutze.

I think you can get more info on www.struik.co.za.

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Unread postby Wild about cats » Fri Dec 08, 2006 9:11 am

Hi again everyone,

I was thinking... if I got a book on the insects of Kruger or South Africa, it wouldn't include spiders, scorpions, and millipides etc. Is there one that includes those?
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Unread postby MarkWildDog » Fri Dec 08, 2006 11:22 am

No, I don't think they'll all be in one book, I'm sure that there is book only on Spiders & Scorpions of SA, as for millipedes I'm sure they'll be in the Insects version.

You can find all the field guides for Birds, Mammals, Plants, Trees, Insects & Scorpions/Spiders all on www.struik.co.za.

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Unread postby PAPA SMURF » Fri Dec 08, 2006 10:41 pm

Hi wac,
There is a book by R.F. Lawrence titled
The Centipedes & Millipedes of Southern Africa -- A Guide
ISBN 0 86961 142 9

It has lots of line drawings and black and white plates

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Unread postby Wild about cats » Sat Dec 09, 2006 10:09 am

Yeah, it does, thanx PAPA SMURF... :P

Does anyone know a good book of spiders?
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Unread postby PAPA SMURF » Sat Dec 09, 2006 10:41 pm

The Spider ID book i use is
Southern African Spiders
An Identification Guide
By Martin R. Filmer
IBSN 1 86825 188 8
published by Struik

I also use a CD titled
The Spider Guide of Southern Africa
By Ansie S. Dippenaar-Schoeman
Issued by the plant Protection Research Institute
ISBN 1 86849 249 4

this CD was obtained from the Institute
(sorry cant find an address at the moment)
but a Help lint tel no is
012 3293269
Email : rietasd@plant2.agric.za

If you don't came right with that email address PM me and i will see what i can do
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Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Fri May 25, 2007 6:40 pm

Just to let you know that the Struik "Field Guide to Insects" by Mike Picker, Charles Griffiths and Alan Weaving", is a University text book.
It has therefore gone through the academic scrutiny which often eliminates some less well researched items.
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