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Beetles of Australia

Trevor Hawkeswood

Beetles of Australia

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Published by Angus and Robertson Publishers in North Ryde, NSW, Australia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Beetles -- Australia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 234-245) and index.

      StatementTrevor Hawkeswood.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL594 .H39 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 248 p. :
      Number of Pages248
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2118131M
      ISBN 100207153523
      LC Control Number88174932
      OCLC/WorldCa17673588


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