|Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Forest Science Program|
|FIA Project Y051001|
|Coleoptera families of British Columbia|
|Contributing Authors: Scudder, Geoffrey G.E.; Cannings, Robert A.|
|Imprint: [Vancouver], B.C. [University of British Colmbia], 2005|
|Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA), Coleoptera, British Columbia|
|Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Forest Science Program|
|Illustrated keys for the identification of the 100 beetle families so far reported in the province were developed. Brief descriptions of the taxa, the diversity in each family, their biology, ecological role , and importance of each in ecosystem function are given. Reference will be noted to high profile species, and specialized literature that can be used for determination of species.|
G.G.E Scudder and R.A Cannings.
|Related projects:  FSP_Y062001,  FSP_Y073001|
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