Ecology and Evolution of Dung Beetles

Ecology and Evolution of Dung Beetles

Editor(s): Leigh W. Simmons, T. James Ridsdill-Smith

Print ISBN: 9781444333152

Online ISBN: 9781444342000

DOI: 10.1002/9781444342000

Author Biography


About the Author

Leigh Simmons was born and educated in the UK, and is currantly Professor of Evolutionary Biology at the University of Western Australia. His research interests lie in all aspects of reproductive biology, from the evolution of sperm form and function, to mate searching and courtship behaviour.

James Ridsdill-Smith was born and educated in the UK but carried out all his research in Australia working for CSIRO Entomology. He has been developing biological and ecological solutions to various pest problems and 15 years involved in the biological control of dung with scarabaeine dung beetles.

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