A Guide to Native Bees of Australia
Terry Houston


Paperback | Aug 2018 | CSIRO Publishing | 9781486304066 | 280pp | 215x148mm | Stocked item (plenty) | GEN | AUD$49.99, NZD$59.99


A Guide to Native Bees of Australia provides a detailed introduction to the estimated 2000 species of Australian bees. Illustrated with stunning photographs, it describes the form and function of bees, their life-cycle stages, nest architecture, sociality and relationships with plants. It also contains systematic accounts of the five families and 58 genera of Australian bees. Photomicrographs of morphological characters and identification keys allow identification of bees to genus level. Natural history enthusiasts, professional and amateur entomologists and beekeepers will find this an essential guide.