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    DescriptionA 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 larvae * Each section is coded with a symbol for easy reference * Differences between similar species are highlighted to avoid confusion * Information 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.


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    Title
    British Insects
    Subtitle
    A Photographic Guide to Every Common Species
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michael Chinery
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 384
    Width: 136 mm
    Height: 208 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 721 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780007298990
    ISBN 10: 0007298994
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCP
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.2
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DB
    BIC subject category V2: WNCN
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T General Subject: 560
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24100
    Ingram Subject Code: NA
    DC22: 595.70941
    LC classification: Z
    BISAC V2.8: NAT017000, SCI025000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DB
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Thema V1.0: GBC, WNCN
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1DDU
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations (chiefly col.)
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Imprint name
    Collins
    Publication date
    01 May 2009
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    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.
    Review quote
    'An excellent resource' BBC Wildlife 'The best starting point for any insect study' Wildlife and Countryside