Field guides for the pack (se Australia)

Subject: Field guides for the pack (se Australia)
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2004 09:05:53 +1100
In response to Mark Roberts posting from 27 Oct. requesting advice on bug
and other field guides I offer the following for the information of list

These are some recent books purchased that I've found quite useful for my
(non-marine) travels in south eastern Australia.

1. Walker, K. L., Yen, A. L. and Milledge, G. A. (2003) Spiders and
Scorpions commonly found in Victoria.  Royal Society of Victoria:
2. New, T. R. (1996) Name that insect: A guide to the insects of
southeastern Australia.  Oxford University Press: Melbourne.
3. Gooderham, J. and Tsyrlin, .E (2002) The Waterbug Book: A guide to the
freshwater macroinverebrates of temperate Australia.  Melbourne Water,
Hydro Tasmania and EPA Victoria.  CSIRO Publishing: Collingwood.

Non-vascular flora
1. Meagher, D. M. and Fuhrer, B. (2003) A Field Guide to the Mosses &
allied plants of southern Australia.  Australian Biological Resources Study
& Field Naturalists Club of Victoria.
2. Fuhrer, B. (2001) A Field Companion to Australian Fungi.  Revised
edition.  Bloomings Books: Hawthorn (Melbourne)..

Martin O'Brien
Executive Scientific Officer, Scientific Advisory Committee
Department of Sustainability and Environment
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