South African Trade Publisher of the Year 2016 & 2017

Search for your favourite author or book

Filmer’s Spiders: an Identification Guide to Southern Africa

ISBN 
9781431701827
Format 
Epub
Recommended Price 
R160.00
Published 
November 2011
About the book: 

Fully revised and updated, Filmer’s Spiders: an Identification Guide to Southern Africa  features all 63 families of spider that occur in this region. A fresh layout, full-colour photographs throughout – many of them new – and diagrams of diagnostic features make this a quick and easy guide for use in the field. The spiders are grouped into web-living, ground-living and plant-Iiving species to aid identification.

Each family is described in terms of the spiders’ lifestyle, habitat, size, behaviour and venom potential, and the best collecting methods are given in each case. For those species whose venom is potentially harmful to man, the effects and recommended treatment of bites are discussed. This handy format book will appeal to anybody wishing to gain insight into the daily lives of spiders.

Listing 

Others also viewed

East Africa boasts a tremendous natural wealth of flora – indigenous, naturalized and exotic...
The Whale Caller, in tattered tuxedo, spends his days on the cliffs of the small coastal town of...
As pressure on home budgets mounts, and awareness of health and the dangers of obesity grows,...