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British insects and how to identify them.

J. H. Crabtree

British insects and how to identify them.

by J. H. Crabtree

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Published by The Epworth Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insects -- Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    First published 1923.

    SeriesHow to identify
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18435481M

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British insects and how to identify them by J. H. Crabtree Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Until now, individuals wishing to identify British insects have had to choose between the difficult-to-find specialist keys published in obscure literature, and the misleadingly simplistic popular guides, which cover only a fraction of the species.

This book bridges the gap, providing expert guidance through the taxonomic maze. This resource contains an introduction to each group of organisms. With over 4, species in the British Isles, mostly very small, beetles are often portrayed as being a ‘difficult’ group, the preserve of experts, but many are large and brightly coloured and easy to identify in the field.

Around 40% of the UK’s insects species are beetles. I doubt whether any of the big publishers could have brought it off. If you want to identify as many insects as possible without killing them, this book is now the obvious starting place.

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However, the information is presented well, and the images are good, so if the creature you want to identify is included in the book, it's usually an easy task. For me, it has been a good introduction to British insects, but for something that says it's a COMPLETE GUIDE on the front cover, it's lacking lots of s: identify which bugs are causing the problem and learn how to control them.

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True bugs (Hemiptera) are one of the major groups of insects found in the UK, comprising nearly species. The purpose of this website is to illustrate as many of these as possible, since they are poorly covered by popular field availability of digital cameras has now made recording images of insects easier than ever before - but remember this can never be a substitute for.

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