Mosquitoes are annoying (and can be deadly) but they can also be beautiful. This book provides a pictorial guide to almost 100 mosquito species and includes notes on their biology, habitats and association with disease.
Australia has a diverse range of mosquitoes and although relatively few pose a serious health risk, public health is an important issue. This book provides information on how to reduce the risk of mosquito-borne disease through tips on keeping your home free of mosquitoes and reducing their bites when you are out and about in the Australian environment.
About the Author
Cameron Webb has over 20 years experience in the management of Australia's mosquitoes and his expertise is employed by local, state and federal government agencies.
Richard Russell is one of the leading authorities on mosquitoes and mosquito-borne disease in Australia, and internationally, with 45 years of experience in Medical Entomology.
Stephen Doggett has worked as a medical entomologist for over 30 years. He is one of Australia's leading entomological photographers with his award winning photography featured in a wide range of publications.
"This 216-page book, packed full of high quality photographs, explores the biodiversity of this group of insects. It provides a pictorial guide to almost 100 mosquito species and includes notes on their biology, habitats and association with disease. The book also provides information on how to reduce the risk of mosquito-borne disease." Pest Magazine, February & March 2016
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 1st February 2016
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 14.8 x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.39