This exciting new title is the first book on keeping Australian invertebrates; previously, only titles on European or American species were available. Bugs Alivecontains detailed descriptions (life-cycle, breeding, feeding) of over 90 species, as well as detailed instructions for housing and caring for your bug. Stunning colour photographs and line-art are used extensively throughout the book to display and describe animals and their anatomy, as well as to depict construction of housing and environment.These a#39;eye-spotsa#39; are used to startle predators. The adult ... This care guide deals with caterpillars; other life stages are covered in the breeding section. Food and water ac Fresh foliage such as cut browse or potted plant; Eucalyptus species preferred but can also feed on Peppercorn (Schinus molle), Silver Birch ... Eggs are oval in shape, white to cream in colour, and approximately 2 38 mm in length.
|Author||:||Alan Henderson, Deanna Henderson, Jessie Sinclair|
|Publisher||:||Museum Victoria - 2008-02-01|