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    Spiders of Britain and Northern Europe (Collins Field Guide) (Hardback) By (author) Michael J. Roberts

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    DescriptionSpiders are the most obvious group of animals - they share with us our houses and gardens. They also have some of the most fascinating colours, behaviour and biology. This book is designed to aid identification of these animals, without using any complicated keys or equipment. Each of the 450 species covered is illustrated in colour, with paintings of all the common colour variations and differences between the sexes, and described in detail in the text. The general features of each family are also described, with information on courtship, hunting and web-making behaviour. A key to spiders' webs is also included in the introduction. Each species has illustrations of its genitalia - to allow conclusive identification of the species.


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    Title
    Spiders of Britain and Northern Europe
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michael J. Roberts
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 384
    Width: 133 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 31 mm
    Weight: 600 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780002199810
    ISBN 10: 0002199815
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCP
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.2
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: WNCN
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14000
    B&T General Subject: 560
    DC22: 595.440941
    LC subject heading: ,
    Libri: B-788
    BISAC V2.8: NAT017000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBK
    Illustrations note
    64pp colour illustrations, 256pp b&w line drawings
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Imprint name
    Collins
    Publication date
    01 February 1999
    Publication City/Country
    London