Complete British Guides: Collins Complete Guide to British Insects: A Photographic Guide to Every Common Species

Complete British Guides: Collins Complete Guide to British Insects: A Photographic Guide to Every Common Species

by Michael Chinery
     
 

A photographic field guide to all the common and some unusual species of insects across Britain and Ireland that the keen amateur naturalist is likely to spot, this collection of 1,500 species is illustrated with detailed photographs chosen for their help in identification, including photographs of larvae. Each section is coded with a symbol for

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Overview

A photographic field guide to all the common and some unusual species of insects across Britain and Ireland that the keen amateur naturalist is likely to spot, this collection of 1,500 species is illustrated with detailed photographs chosen for their help in identification, including photographs of larvae. Each section is coded with a symbol for easy reference, and differences between similar species are highlighted to avoid confusion. Information is 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, and ants and beetles, all with keys to ensure accurate identification.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780007298990
Publisher:
HarperCollins UK
Publication date:
05/01/2009
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Chinery is the author of numerous books on insects and garden wildlife, including Collins Nature Guide Garden Wildlife, The Natural History of the Garden, and Collins Wildlife Trust Guide Butterflies of Britain and Europe.

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