LADY BEETLES OF THE RUSSIAN FAR EAST
by Victor N. Kuznetsov
1997, 248 pages, 59 b/w illustrations with multiple images. Lady beetles are prized by collectors for their bright colors and by environmentally minded researchers for their potential use as biological control agents. This book focuses on lady beetles of the Russian Far East and includes extensive sections on their morphology, ecology, and distribution. It examines the pest regulatory roles of lady beetles in both natural and agricultural ecosystems. It includes descriptions of 6 subfamilies, 10 tribes, 36 genera, and 91 species.
The book is the culmination of years of research by the author. It encompasses all information from the authors 1993 two volume Russian-language work with appropriate up-dates and corrections. This English language work is richly illustrated with easy to follow identification keys to species, making it a suitable reference for expert and amateur alike. Hardcover; 7x10.
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