Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

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How to submit insect specimens for identification


Insects, Specimen handling, Western Australia

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FROM time to time most farmers and orchardists come across insects or other small creatures which they have not seen before and about which they would like some information.

I get numerous queries about such creatures and am always glad to help, but sometimes the task is made unnecessarily difficult.

The most detailed description of a caterpillar or a beetle given by letter is often quite useless as many of the most important features from the scientific point of view may be omitted.


Found in previous article Worms in poultry H D. Seddon Vol 2 No 3 page 216

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