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The Tiger Beetles of Africa, Volume 1

By Karl Werner
December 2000
Taita Publishers
ISBN: 80-902734-0-8
191 pages, illustrated, 11" x 12.75"
$283.50 hardcover


A richly illustrated catalogue of the African tiger beetles. Altogether, it includes 396 species in 34 genera (with color photos of every one). All 266 valid subspecific taxa of the 86 polytipic species are also listed and figured. For some species photos of habitats and larvae are presented. In addition, several portraits of entomologists and explorers are given, as well as pictures of several persons to whom African tiger beetles have been dedicated.

Entomology