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Further Reading



CSIRO Insect Games

The Australian National Insect Collection (CSIRO)

CSIRO Entomology

Australian Ants Online (CSIRO)

Australian Entomological Society

National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

PaDIL (Pest and Disease Image Library)

Wildlife of Sydney - Insect Activities

Australian Entomological Society


Victorian Spiders

The Spider's Parlour

Spiders (Australia Museum)

Arachnids (Queensland Museum)

Aquatic Bugs

Build a Bug


Waterwatch Victoria

Waterwatch Australia

NSW Water Bug Survey

Dangerous Bugs

European Wasps (Museum Victoria)

Fire Ants (Department of Primary Industries, QLD)

Mosquitoes - The New South Wales Arbovirus Surveillance Program

Stinging Insect Allergy

Australian Venom Research Unit



Brunet, B. (2000) Australian Insects: A Natural History, Frenchs Forest.

Hangay, G. & German, P. (2000) Insects of Australia, Frenchs Forest.

Harvey, M. S., Yen , A. L. & Milledge, G. A. (1989) Worms to Wasps: an illustrated guide to Australia’s Terrestrial Invertebrates, Oxford University Press.

Henderson, A., Henderson, D., Sinclair, J. (2008) Bugs Alive! A Guide to Keeping Australian Invertebrates.

Horne, P. A. & Crawford, D. J. (1996) Backyard Insects, Melbourne University Press.

Naumann, I. D., (ed). (2000, 2nd edition) The insects of Australia: a textbook for students and research workers. Melbourne (two volumes).

New, T. R. (1996) Name that insect: a guide to the insects of southeastern Australia. Oxford University Press, Melbourne.

Marriott, P. Moths of Victoria: Part 1 - Silk Moths & Allies – Bombycoidea. Entomological Society of Victoria.

Zborowski, P. & Storey, R. (2003, 2nd edition) A Field Guide of Insects of Australia, Reed New Holland.

Zborowski, P. (2002) Green Guide to Insects of Australia, Frenchs Forest.

Spiders & Scorpions

Brunet, B. The Silken Web: A Natural History of Australian Spiders

Lindsey, T. Green Guide to Spiders of Australia

Walker, K. L., Yen, A. L. & Milledge, G. A. Spiders and Scorpions commonly found in Victoria

Aquatic Bugs

Gooderham, J. & Tsyrlin, E. (2002) The Waterbug Book: A guide to freshwater macroinvertebrates of temperate Australia, CSIRO.

Dangerous Bugs

Sutherland, S. K. (1995) Venomous Creatures of Australia: a field guide with notes of first aid Oxford University Press, Melbourne.

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