Wetas are native to New Zealand and in evolutionary terms are insect 'dinosaurs' within the Orthoptera. Related species occur in South Africa, Australia, North America and to a lesser extent, Europe. This book brings together all known information on these fascinating groups to form a compendium of existing scientific knowledge for future biological investigation and conservation.All the biological knowledge pertinent to this family under one coverA compendium of scientific knowledge on these ancient insectsTherefore the weta must be setting the position by a peripheral locking mechanism, the catch contraction (which holds the tibia in the window for over 2 h), but is not able to reset the tibia into the window once it drifts outside; it must relearn theanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Biology of Wetas, King Crickets and Their Allies|
|Author||:||L. H. Field|
|Publisher||:||CABI - 2001-03-09|