Collins Complete British Insects

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9780007179664: Collins 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.

• Details of distribution for each insect, and whether it is common or rare

• Includes photographs of larvae

• Each section is coded with a symbol for easy reference

• 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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About the Author:

Michael Chinery is a well-known naturalist and 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. For several years he ran field courses to introduce people of all ages to plant and animal life and now lives in Suffolk with his wife Jill.

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Chinery, Michael
Published by HarperCollins UK (2005)
ISBN 10: 0007179669 ISBN 13: 9780007179664
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0007179669

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