Pocket Guide: Insects of East Africa

Compact and easy-to-use, Pocket Guide: Insects of East Africa features more than 400 insect groups found in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi.
Martins, Dino J.; Picker, Mike; Griffiths, Charles
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Title: Pocket Guide Insects of East Africa
Authors: Dino J. Martins, Mike Picker, Charles Griffiths
Genre: Insect Guide
Series: Pocket Guide
Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa 2015
ISBN 9781770078949 / ISBN 978-1-77007-894-9
Softcover, 11 x 18 cm, 160 pages, 400 photographs


This Pocket Guide to insects of East Africa is meant to serve as an introduction to the amazing insect diversity of East Africa. With just over 400 species described, this is just a drop in the ocean of insect diversity, but hopefully it will inspire more interest, awareness and appreciation of these fascinating, strange and wonderful creatures. Over 1 million species of insect have been described; this truly is one of the most wonderful, interesting and diverse groups of creatures on our planet. These amazing organisms can be found almost everywhere in East Africa, from the snow-capped peaks of mounts Kenya and Kilimanjaro to the hottest, driest deserts and in every imaginable habitat in between.

Content: Pocket Guide Insects of East Africa

Insect classification
Insect anatomy
Insect life cycles: metamorphosis
Area covered by this guide
East African vegetation
How to use this book
Species accounts
Index to scientific names
Index to common names