Complete British insects

A photographic field guide to 1,500 species of insects found in Britain A photographic field guide to all the common and some unusual species of insects across Britain that the keen amateur naturalist is likely to spot.

Approximately 1,500 species are illustrated with clear photographs chosen for their help in identification. Contains details of distribution for each insect, and whether it is common or rare. The book includes photographs of larvae and each section is coded with a symbol for easy reference. There is information on easily confused species. All the information on the species together in the same place Insect groups dealt with include butterflies and moths, mayflies, dragonflies, damselflies, grasshoppers, crickets, earwigs, lacewings, bugs, bees, wasps, ants and beetles, all with keys to ensure accurate identification.

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Author(s)Michael Chinery
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Shelf referenceA 595.70941 CHI
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