Chapter 9. Conservation Lessons from Beetles

  1. T. R. New

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318623.ch9

Beetles in conservation

Beetles in conservation

How to Cite

New, T. R. (2010) Conservation Lessons from Beetles, in Beetles in conservation, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318623.ch9

Author Information

  1. Department of Zoology, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 5 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444332599

Online ISBN: 9781444318623



  • conservation lessons from beetles;
  • vast diversity of weevils and leaf beetles;
  • water beetles, array of families - across major suborders of Coleoptera;
  • habitats for dytiscid water beetles in Alberta, Canada - similarity of species incidence;
  • ground beetles and tiger beetles;
  • larval habitats of six species of coastal tiger beetles;
  • carabid Abax parallelopipedus and radiotracking individuals;
  • dung beetle biology;
  • integration of community ecology of dung beetle assemblages;
  • Jewel beetles, Buprestidae - being of interest to collectors


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Water beetles

  • Ground beetles and tiger beetles

  • Dung beetles

  • Stag beetles

  • Jewel beetles

  • Ladybirds

  • Longhorn beetles