Michael Chinery Insects (Collins Gem)

ISBN 13: 9780004722696

Insects (Collins Gem)

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9780004722696: Insects (Collins Gem)

The only truly pocket-sized photographic guide to insects of Britain and Europe.

This Collins Gem is being reissued in flexibinding, providing the durability of a hardback with the flexibility of a paperback. The stylish new cover design will enliven this and 70 other bestselling Gems.

There are over a million known insect species, making them the largest of all the animal groups. Of this million, there are 100,000 species in Europe and 20,000 in the British Isles. Collins Gem Insects is a fascinating introduction to 240 of the most commonly found species within the British Isles.

Each insect entry includes:

A photograph of the insect and details of distinguishing features which can help with identification

Information on size, habitat, geographical range and months when the insect can be spotted

The names of similar species with which the insect could be confused, and details of the differences between them

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The only truly pocket-sized photographic guide to insects, ideal for taking out into the field.

Describes 240 species commonly found in Britain and Europe, from dragonflies to ladybirds.

Gives information on appearance, habitat, range, and the months when you can see each insect.

About the Author:

Michael Chinery is the UK’s leading writer on insects. His ‘Collins Field Guide to ‘Insects’ and ‘Collins Pocket Guide to ‘Insects’ are acknowledged as the best available.

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Chinery, Michael
Published by Harpercollins Pub Ltd (1999)
ISBN 10: 0004722698 ISBN 13: 9780004722696
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Book Description Harpercollins Pub Ltd, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 4722698

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