British Insects : A Photographic Guide to Every Common Species



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Author: Chinery, Michael

British Isles

Published on 2 April 2009 by HarperCollins Publishers (Collins) in the United Kingdom as part of 'the Collins Complete Guide' series.

Paperback | 384 pages
210 x 138 x 26 | 724g

A photographic field guide to 1,500 species of insects found in Britain and Ireland

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. Over 1,500 species are illustrated with detailed photographs chosen for their help in identification.

Includes photographs of larvaeEach section is coded with a symbol for easy referenceDifferences between similar species are highlighted to avoid confusionInformation given on when to look and where to find each species

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.