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Jewel Beetles of the World

Illustrated guide to the family Buprestidae


The book will be released July 18, 2022.
ISBN: 978-80-907980-2-1
Author: Vladimír Štrunc
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A selection of attractive genera of the family Buprestidae from all inhabited continents, including more than 500 species / subspecies and 100 genera of this sought-after group of beetles.
Classification mainly according to (2016) Löbl & Löbl, Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera: Volume 3. Scarabaeoidea – Scirtoidea – Dascilloidea – Buprestoidea – Byrrhoidea.

The first title in the FAMILIES EDITION, which is mainly intended for nature enthusiasts, insect photographers, educators and amateur collectors. The edition aims to motivate the younger generation to protect the natural habitats to which insects are vitally attached.

In the book you will find individual views of interesting species from the top and side view in high resolution. Another section features illustrations of specimens with a geographical map. The last section consists of tabular lists of 12 species including country, locality and date of collection.

Number of picture boards 180, Number of pictures – 725

Book details

ISBN 978-80-907980-2-1
Pages 208
Format A4 / 210 x 297 mm (8.3 x 11.7 in)
Edition 1st
Language English
Publisher PhotoMusic s.r.o.
Published on June 2022
Cover type hardcover
Weight 1200 g (2.65 lbs)
Dimensions 18 × 217 × 304 mm