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Insects and Invertebrates

Everything for the amateur or serious entomologist. From colourful visual Identification charts to titles devoted to specific families of Lepidoptera and Microlepidoptera. Atlases on ground beetles, a title on the habits and lifestyles of earthworms and a title on moth traps and how to use them. Illustrated guides and photographic guides to help you discover these fascinating creatures that share our world.

  • All about...Bugs!
    All about...Bugs! by David Chandler

    This book provides a clear and concise guide to 65 species of British and European bugs aimed at 8-12 year olds.

    Hardback £4.99 Buy Now
  • Bees, Wasps and Ants of Kent20% OFF
    Bees, Wasps and Ants of Kent by Geoff Allen

    Presents information on the distribution and status of 448 species of bees, wasps and ants - the aculeate hymenoptera - which have been recorded in Kent. Distribution maps show how the distribution of many species has changed over time. Each map is accompanied by an individual account of the species, together with information on synonymy and the species' status in the UK and Kent.

    Hardback £17.99 RRP: £22.50Buy Now
  • Spineless Wonders: The Joys of Formication41% OFF
    Spineless Wonders: The Joys of… by Richard Conniff

    The word "formication" describes the sensation of insects crawling over one's skin with an implied sense of horror and fascination. This book looks at the author's contact with invertebrates and is an engaging and humerous mix of natural history and human lore. The habits and idiosyncrasies of the moth, the leech, the ant and the slime eel are just a few of the hazards of being in contact with insects and invertebrates. Their bizarre adaptations and the work they get through to survive are described and also Coniff's hilarious encounters with the intelligent and eccentric people who study these creatures and their history are recounted. Black and white drawings, 222pp. 1997

    Hardback £9.95 RRP: £16.99Buy Now
  • Bee Conservation: Evidence for the Effects of Interventions32% OFF
    Bee Conservation: Evidence for the… by Lynn V. Dicks et al.

    This book brings together scientific evidence and experience relevant to the practical conservation of wild bees. The authors worked with an international group of bee experts and conservationists to develop a global list of interventions that could benefit wild bees. They range from protecting natural habitat to controlling disease in commercial bumblebee colonies.

    Paperback £13.50 RRP: £19.99Buy Now
  • Insect Theatre33% OFF
    Insect Theatre by Hugh Raffles, Tim Edgar

    Insect Theatre provides an eye-opening commentary on the spectacle of the everyday and the insects that we live with. Through macro photography Tim Edgar gives a unique insight into domestic insects, supported by an essay from anthropologist and insect expert Hugh Raffles. Illustration type: Colour photographs, B/W photographs, 64pp. 2013

    Paperback £9.99 RRP: £14.95Buy Now
  • Butterfly Season 198444% OFF
    Butterfly Season 1984 by David Measures

    A collection of the artist's butterfly drawings, watercolours and field notes made during the summer of '84. 60 full-colour plates are included in this limited edition, signed publication, and opposite each is the typescript of the hastily scribbled notes which accompany the drawings.

    Hardback £20.00 RRP: £36.00Buy Now
  • Garden Beetles79% OFF
    Garden Beetles by Darren J Mann, Chris O'Toole

    This book outlines how to make a beetle friendly garden, and in doing so, making it more friendly to a host of other wildlife.

    Paperback £1.00 RRP: £4.99Buy Now
  • A Guide to the Dragonflies of Great Britain37% OFF
    A Guide to the Dragonflies of Great… by Dan Powell

    A beautifully illustrated guide to the dragonflies and damselflies of the British Isles. Includes detailed information on anatomy, life cycle and behaviour, how to begin a study, information sources, how to find your own site, what species to look for first, habitats, rare migrants, field craft and conservation.

    Paperback £9.99 RRP: £15.99Buy Now
  • Watching British Dragonflies45% OFF
    Watching British Dragonflies by Steve Dudley, Caroline Dudley

    A combination Field Guide and Where to Watch site guide to finding, identifying and observing the British Butterfly species. Covers all 46 resident species with full identification notes and new colour paintings of adults and early life history stages.

    Paperback £14.99 RRP: £27.50Buy Now
  • Dragonfly40% OFF
    Dragonfly -

    Supremely colourful, among the most voracious predators of the insect world and on the wing for more than 300 million years, dragonflies and damselflies capture the imagination in so many ways. Yet many aspects of their fascinating lives are little-known to humans. Dragonfly provides an insight into a hidden world through engaging text and stunning close-up photography.

    Hardback £8.99 RRP: £14.99Buy Now
  • Earthworms: Nature's Gardeners79% OFF
    Earthworms: Nature's Gardeners by John A Morgan

    Covers the natural history of these useful creatures and how to harness their activities to benefit your garden and environment.

    Paperback £1.00 RRP: £4.99Buy Now
  • Ladybirds79% OFF
    Ladybirds by Darren J Mann

    This book outlines the fascinating natural history of the gardener's closest ally and suggests ways in which we can make our gardens more attractive to ladybirds.

    Paperback £1.00 RRP: £4.99Buy Now
  • Spiders in the Garden79% OFF
    Spiders in the Garden by Dr Preston-Mafham

    No matter where you live, you will provide a home for spiders of one kind or another! This intriguing book introduces you to the many different species you may see in your garden and provides information about their behaviour and how to identify them.

    Paperback £1.00 RRP: £4.99Buy Now
  • Tambopata Field Guide: Butterflies69% OFF
    Tambopata Field Guide: Butterflies -

    Laminated chart 11ins x 13ins that folds to 11ins x 4.5ins Illustratons on both sides. Featuring the most common butterflies of Tambopata and surrounding areas. Illustration type: Colour Illustrations.

    Chart £1.00 RRP: £3.25Buy Now
  • Conifer Moths of the British Isles: A Field Guide to Coniferous-feeding Lepidoptera
    Conifer Moths of the British Isles: A… by Jon Clifton, Jim Wheeler

    A guide to 108 coniferous-feeding micro and macro moths. Includes distribution maps and flight graphs. Illustration type: Colour Photographs, 132pp. 2012

    Paperback £24.99 Buy Now
  • British Moths; A Photographic Guide to the Moths of Britain and Ireland
    British Moths; A Photographic Guide to… by Chris Manley

    A concise, non-technical text appears alongside the photographs, together with maps for every species.

    Covers almost all breeding moth species (including many of the micros) and the majority of migrants and vagrants.

    Hardback £40.00 Buy Now
  • Britain's Butterflies: A Field Guide to the Butterflies of Britain and Ireland
    Britain's Butterflies: A Field Guide to… by David Newland et al.

    Britain's Butterflies is a comprehensive and beautifully designed photographic field guide to the butterflies of Britain and Ireland. Containing hundreds of stunning colour photographs, this revised and updated edition provides the latest information on every species ever recorded. It covers in detail the identification of all 59 butterfly species that breed regularly, as well as four former breeders, 10 rare migrants and one species of unknown status. The easy-to-use format will enable butterfly-watchers--beginners or experts--to identify any species they encounter.

    Paperback £17.95 Buy Now
  • Britain's Hoverflies: A Field Guide
    Britain's Hoverflies: A Field Guide by Stuart Ball, Roger Morris

    Britain’s Hoverflies is a beautifully illustrated photographic field guide to the hoverflies of Britain, focusing on the species that can be most readily identified. It is the perfect companion for wildlife enthusiasts, professional ecologists and anyone else with an interest in this fascinating group of insects, and is designed to appeal to beginners and experts alike.

    Accessible, authoritative and easy to use, this book contains hundreds of remarkable photographs of the various life stages of those species that can be identified by eye or with a magnifying glass, with coverage of at least one representative from each of the British genera. It also features an essential guide to the hoverfly tribes. Detailed species accounts summarize the species’ status, highlight the key identification features, provide notes on behaviour and habitat requirements and include flight-period charts and up-to-date distribution maps. Sections on hoverfly biology, where and when to look for hoverflies, legislation and conservation, photographing hoverflies, recording hoverflies and gardening for hoverflies are also included.

    This fully revised and updated second edition:

    •Features more than 650 stunning colour photographs

    •Provides detailed information for the 167 species that can be most readily identified, including at least one species from each of the 68 genera recorded in Britain

    •Includes a complete list of the 283 hoverfly species recorded in Britain to date, with an indication of how difficult each is to identify Stuart Ball and Roger Morris have run the Hoverfly Recording Scheme since 1991.

    They are the authors of Provisional Atlas of British Hoverflies and active members of the Dipterists Forum, a society that promotes the study of flies.

    Paperback £24.95 Buy Now
  • Bumblesbees: Their Behaviour and Ecology
    Bumblesbees: Their Behaviour and Ecology by Dave Goulson

    Bumblebees are familiar and colourful insects and play an important roles as pollinators of crops and wildflowers. While some species are now reared commercially and have been distributed around the world to pollinate plants, others have declined are in danger of extinction. Outlines their behaviour and ecology and suggests areas where further research is needed.

    Paperback £39.99 Buy Now
  • Planet of the Bugs: Evolution and the Rise of Insects
    Planet of the Bugs: Evolution and the… by Scott Richard Shaw

    Dinosaurs, however toothy, did not rule the earth, and neither do humans. But what were and are the true potentates of our planet? Insects, says Scott Richard Shaw, millions and millions of insect species. Starting in the shallow oceans of ancient Earth and ending in the far reaches of outer space, where, Shaw proposes, insect-like aliens may have achieved similar pre-eminence.


    This title spins a sweeping account of insects' evolution from humble arthropod ancestors into the bugs we know and love (or fear and hate) today. Illustration type: Colour plates, Halftones, 256pp. 2014


    Hardback £19.50 Buy Now
  • Bees, Wasps and Ants: The Indispensable Role of Hymenoptera in Gardens
    Bees, Wasps and Ants: The Indispensable… by Eric Grissell

    Explains the importance of the Hymenoptera and explains how gardeners can encourage (or discourage) them in the garden. Makes an impassioned plea for a wider acceptance of life forms that are more important than most humans would imagine, and hopes to persuade even the most insect-phobic reader to invite these fascinating creatures into their gardens.

    Hardback £17.99 Info
  • Wisdom for Beekeepers: 500 Tips for successful Beekeeping
    Wisdom for Beekeepers: 500 Tips for… by James E Tew

    A comprehensive collection of 500 beekeeping tips that covers all aspects of beekeeping including: Becoming a Beekeeper, Beekeeping Equipment, The Beekeeping Year, Getting Live Bees, Colony Management, Honey, Bee By-Products, Pollination, Ailments, and Bee Biology.

    Hardback £14.99 Buy Now
  • Rainbow Dust: Three Centuries of Delight in British Butterflies
    Rainbow Dust: Three Centuries of… by Peter Marren

    Much more than just another field guide or a natural history of butterflies. Rainbow Dust explores the ways in which butterflies delight and inspire us all, naturalists and non-naturalists alike. In this uniquely eloquent and deeply personal book, naturalist Peter Marren explores the special place that butterflies hold in our hearts, in our cultural lives and in our imagination and recalls his own lifetime's obsession with these ephemeral creatures. Rainbow Dust is a celebration of butterflies; one shot through with a sense of wonder but also of sorrow at what we are losing.

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  • Butterflies of the World
    Butterflies of the World by Adrian Hoskins

    A lavishly illustrated book covering the butterflies of the world with informative text written by an expert author who has spent many years watching and studying Lepidoptera around the world. Put simply this will be the best book of its kind on the market anywhere in the world. It will be an essential reference for butterfly enthusiasts everywhere, from amateurs right through to academics.

    Hardback £19.99 Buy Now
  • Pocket Guide to the Butterflies of Great Britain and Ireland (2nd edition)
    Pocket Guide to the Butterflies of… by Richard Lewington

    This handy pocket-sized book has become the essential guide to identifying the butterflies of Great Britain and Ireland. The second edition has been fully revised and features a new, illustrated 'at-a-glance' identification guide to species within families, updated distribution maps and species accounts, as well as new spreads and artwork for the Cryptic Wood White and Scarce Tortoiseshell.

    Paperback £9.99 Buy Now
  • Metamorphosis: Astonishing Insect Transformations
    Metamorphosis: Astonishing Insect… by Rupert Soskin

    Insects truly are the ugly ducklings of the natural world. How does something as beautiful as a butterfly begin life as little more than a fancy maggot? Or something as elegant and delicate as a lacewing hatch out looking like a minuscule escapee from a horror movie? What are the circumstances that require a creature to transform from one body shape into another, a shape that is often so utterly different from the first that you would be forgiven for thinking they were completely unrelated organisms?This book illustrate some of the dramatic transformations insects undergo in their life cycles and explore why evolution has arrived at these remarkable solutions to survival.

    Hardback £30.00 Buy Now
  • Bugs in Close-up
    Bugs in Close-up by Colin Hutton

    The extreme close-ups of insects, spiders and other invertebrates illustrate a hidden fauna of alien-looking critters. Many people see these creatures as creepy and revolting if they even notice them at all, but viewing these tiny animals through a macro lens presents them in an entirely new light. How many people have actually seen the 'face' of a tiny jumping spider, or the beautiful compound eyes of a female horsefly? This remarkable book will help people to appreciate the beauty of nature's smaller creatures. It covers everything from warning patterns and camouflage to mimicry and many other unbelievable adaptations. The incredible photography is supported by informative extended captions detailing the subjects and in some cases explaining how the images were taken.

    Hardback £16.99 Buy Now
  • Collins Butterfly Guide: The Most Complete Guide to the Butterflies of Britain and Europe
    Collins Butterfly Guide: The Most… by Tom Tolman, Richard Lewington

    Features over 400 species, depicting both male and female insects. Species descriptions include details on taxonomic nomenclature, distribution, flight period, variation, habitat, behaviour and life cycle. Colour illustrations, distribution maps, 384pp. 2009

    Paperback £18.99 Buy Now
  • Bugs Rule! An Introduction to the World of Insects
    Bugs Rule! An Introduction to the World… by Whitney Cranshaw, Richard Redak

    This is a lively introduction to the biology and natural history of insects. It features a concise overview of the basics of entomology and numerous sidebars that highlight and explain key points. Detailed chapters cover each of the major insect groups, describing their physiology, behaviours, feeding habits, reproduction, human interactions and more.

    Hardback £37.99 Buy Now
  • The Wildlife Trusts Guide to Butterflies and Moths
    The Wildlife Trusts Guide to… -

    Offers a wealth of information for expert or amateur, young or old, on identifying nearly 135 of the most commonly encountered species in Britain and Northern Europe. Its compact size makes it ideal as a pocket companion in the field as well as a useful home reference.

    Paperback £4.99 Buy Now
  • How Not To Be Eaten: The Insects Fight Back
    How Not To Be Eaten: The Insects Fight… by Gilbert Waldbauer

    Because insects outnumber and collectively outweigh all other animals combined, they comprise the largest amount of animal food available for potential consumption. How do they avoid being eaten? From masterful disguises to physical and chemical lures and traps, predatory insects have devised ingenious and bizarre methods of finding food. This title demonstrates that the relationship between the eaten and the eater is a central aspect of what goes on in the community of organisms.

    Hardback £19.95 Buy Now
  • Mantids of the Euro-Mediterranean Area
    Mantids of the Euro-Mediterranean Area by Roberto Battiston et al.

    A clear, detailed tool for the study and identification of the 127 species of Mantids living in the Euro-Mediterranean area.

    The first part describes the appearance of Mantids in human folklore and scientific aspects; their biology, the question of the sexual cannibalism, morphology, colouration and their life-cycles. Detailed descriptions of the most common techniques of rearing, preparation and study of external and internal morphology are presented.

    The second part includes taxonomy of all the species living from the Caucasian Mountains to the Canary Islands.

    Paperback £58.00 Buy Now
  • The Lives of Ants
    The Lives of Ants by Laurent Keller, Elisabeth Gordon

    Looks at aspects of their natural history, from their sophisticated social structure, to their communication using pheromones, and the genetics that drive many aspects of their lives.

    Paperback £8.99 Buy Now
  • Atlas of Dragonflies in Britain and Ireland
    Atlas of Dragonflies in Britain and… -

    Covers the distribution of all 57 species of dragonfly recorded since records began, as well as analysis of the trends in status of dragonflies in Britain and Ireland since 1980, with sections on habitats, environmental factors, phenology, recording and data collection. This Atlas is more than just maps and distribution. It also contains an analysis of the trends in status of dragonflies in Britain and Ireland since 1980, with sections on habitats, environmental factors, phenology, recording and data collection. Colour photographs,

    Hardback £32.00 Buy Now
  • Bumble Bees of North America: An Identification Guide
    Bumble Bees of North America: An… by Paul Williams et al.

    This is the first comprehensive guide to North American bumble bees to be published in more than a century. It allows amateur and professional naturalists to identify all 46 bumble bee species found north of Mexico and to understand their ecology and changing geographic distributions. Illustrated keys allow identification of colour morphs and social castes. Illustration type: Colour illustrations, Distribution maps, 208pp. 2014

    Paperback £16.95 Buy Now
  • Bees: A Natural History
    Bees: A Natural History by Christopher O'Toole

    Immerses readers in the world of a group of insects whose diversity of form and behaviour is eloquent testimony to the fine-tuning of natural selection.

    Hardback £30.00 Buy Now
  • Spider Research in the 21st Century: Trends & Perspectives
    Spider Research in the 21st Century:… -

    Brings together the state-of-the-art knowledge bases for the diverse topics that fall under the remit of spider-related research. The subjects covered include Biodiversity, Systematics, Evolutionary Ecology, Biogeography, Genetics and Genomics, Agroecology, Behaviour, Silk and Palaeontology. Will be of interest to professional or keen amateur arachnologists, but the research techniques covered can obviously be applied to other groups of organisms such as insects. Illustration type: Colour illustrations, 320pp. 2013

    Hardback £75.00 Buy Now
  • Fascinating Insects of South East Asia
    Fascinating Insects of South East Asia by L E O Braack

    A comprehensive layman's guide to the rich and diverse range of insects that roam the jungle floors and skies of Southeast Asia. Colour photographs, 130pp. 2010

    Paperback £11.99 Buy Now
  • A World Without Bees
    A World Without Bees by Alison Benjamin, Brian McCallum

    The strange case of the vanishing western honeybee has led to fears that we are dangerously out of kilter with nature. Extremely topical given the prevalence of current debates surrounding climate change, air pollution and related ecological issues. This book details the vital role the honeybee play in sustaining nature's eco systems, pollinating 70% of the food we eat and examines the environmental, political and economic forces shaping the honeybee's fragile existence - and why the world can't survive without it.

    Paperback £7.99 Buy Now
  • Scorpions of the World
    Scorpions of the World by Roland Stockmann, Eric Ythier

    Describes over 350 scorpion species, with notes on habitat, habits, distribution and toxicity. Scorpion taxonomy and diversity are dealt with by the presentation of a taxonomic key to families and a description of genera. Colour photographs, distribution maps, 572pp. 2010

    Hardback £85.00 Buy Now
  • A Swift Guide to Butterflies of North America
    A Swift Guide to Butterflies of North… by Jeffrey Glassberg

    Illustrates all of the butterflies found in North America, including strays. For most species both topsides and undersides, males, females, and variants are shown. Caterpillars and caterpillar foodplants are shown for many species. Hundreds of new field marks allow easy identification of most species. The verbal descriptions are connected to the field marks by arrows, showing you exactly what to look for. Includes a caterpillar foodplant index and a quick visual index. Illustration type: Colour photographs, Range maps, 415pp. 2012

    Paperback £28.00 Buy Now
  • Garden Pests of Britain and Europe
    Garden Pests of Britain and Europe by Michael Chinery

    Information guide to the pests in your garden and how to find them.

    Hardback £16.99 Buy Now
  • Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the British Isles
    Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the… -

    This new checklist, part of the Royal Entomological Society's 'Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects' series, covers all recorded UK species. The main list comprises resident, and transitory resident species, species believed to be extinct, immigrant species, and also some species that have probably been imported but have been found in the wild. Appendix B lists species whose records are either erroneous or unable to be confirmed. 260pp. 2013

    Paperback £25.00 Buy Now
  • 100 Caterpillars: Portraits from the Tropical Forests of Costa Rica
    100 Caterpillars: Portraits from the… by Jeffrey C Miller et al.

    Gathered by biologists in the tropical dry forests, cloud forests, and rain forests of northwestern Costa Rica, over 100 large-format photographs of caterpillars document the dizzying variety of shapes, vivid colours, and cryptic markings among these species. The pictures are accompanied by capsule species accounts, revealing life histories as diverse as their forms, and magnificent images of the adult butterfly or moth. Colour photographs, 264pp. 2010

    Paperback £20.95 Buy Now
  • Honeybees
    Honeybees by John Feltwell

    The aim of this publication is to stimulate interest in honeybees, as their fortunes have been under threat over the last few years. Covers predators, honeybees in trouble, the Varroamite and Colony Collapse Disorder. Colour photographs, 60pp. 2012

    Paperback £10.00 Buy Now
  • A Comprehensive Guide to Insects of Britain and Ireland
    A Comprehensive Guide to Insects of… by Paul D Brock

    A comprehensive guide to Insects of Britain & Ireland - by Paul D. Brock, Scientific Associate of the Natural History Museum, London, and author of the acclaimed 'Photographic Guide to Insects of the New Forest' is the most complete guide to insects of Britain and Ireland ever produced with over 2700 full colour photographs and fully comprehensive sections on all insect groups, including flies, bees and wasps. Colour photographs, 528pp 2014

    Paperback £28.99 Buy Now
  • The Butterfly Isles: A Summer in Search of Our Emperors and Admirals
    The Butterfly Isles: A Summer in Search… by Patrick Barkham

    Butterflies animate our summer but the 59 species found in the British Isles can be surprisingly elusive. Some bask unseen at the top of trees in London parks, others lurk at the bottom of damp bogs in Scotland. A few survive for months while other ephemeral creatures only fly for three days, several are virtually extinct. This bewitching book charts the authors quest to find each of them, from the Adonis Blue to the Dingy Skipper, in one unforgettable summer. 304pp. 2011

    Paperback £9.99 Buy Now
  • Butterflies of the World
    Butterflies of the World by Rod Preston-Mafham, Ken Preston-Mafham

    A useful documentation of current knowledge of butterfly biology, behaviour and life cycles with examples taken from various parts of the world, in particular Africa and South America. Deals with predation, conservation and distribution and the effects of man's activities on the group. Colour and black and white photographs, 192pp. 1999

    Paperback £16.99 Buy Now
  • Butterflies of Britain and Ireland
    Butterflies of Britain and Ireland by Michael Easterbrook

    by Michael Easterbrook

    Covers every British and Irish species in detail with up to date location maps. The site guide covers more than 240 important localities in Britain and Ireland.

    Paperback £29.99 Buy Now
  • Butterflies of Britain and Europe: A Photographic Guide
    Butterflies of Britain and Europe: A… by Tari Haahtela et al.

    A guide to all 444 species of European butterflies with additional information on almost 70 species in the far east of Europe as far as the Urals and Caucasus. Detailed text to help with identification. Colour photographs, distribution maps, 383pp. 2011

    Paperback £16.99 Buy Now
  • A Checklist to the Odonata of Great Britain and Ireland
    A Checklist to the Odonata of Great… by Paul Hill
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  • Bugs Britannica
    Bugs Britannica by Peter Marren

    As with Flora and Birds, Bugs is not a biological guide but a richly-illustrated cultural one, seen through the eyes of writers, musicians, artists and naturalists. from the great Tudor naturalist, Thomas Muffet (father of Little Miss Muffet) to Irvine Welsh's talking tapeworm in Filth, as well as contributions by ordinary men and women who are fascinated by creepy-crawlies of all kinds. 512pp. 2010

    Hardback £35.00 Buy Now
  • Bugs on Bushes: An Invertebrate Name Trail
    Bugs on Bushes: An Invertebrate Name… by Anne & John Bebbington

    A chart packed with information on a major group of invertebrate animals belonging to Phylum Arthropoda group. Provides information on identification, catching and project ideas.

    Chart £3.80 Buy Now
  • The Woodlouse Name Trail: A Key to Common Woodlice
    The Woodlouse Name Trail: A Key to… by Steve Hopkin

    There are 37 species of woodlice in Britain and Ireland. This chart provides a simple key to the nine species of woodlice which are most likely to be encountered in gardens or in and around buildings.

    Chart £3.00 Buy Now
  • The Dragonflies of Europe
    The Dragonflies of Europe by R R Askew

    Covers the entire European fauna, comprising 124 species of resident damselfly (Zygoptera) and dragonfly (Anisoptera), illustrated on the 32 colour plates of 219 colour figures. In most cases, both sexes as well as important variants are depicted, all enlarged.

    Paperback £45.00 Buy Now
  • Insects of the Falkland Islands
    Insects of the Falkland Islands by Alexander G Jones

    This is an introduction to the insect life of a South Atlantic archipelago. It is the first published guide to the identification of common species of insects in the Falkland Islands.

    Paperback £7.00 Buy Now
  • The Royal Entomological Society Book of British Insects
    The Royal Entomological Society Book of… -

    The only modern systematic account of all 558 families of British insects, covering not just the large and familiar groups that are included in popular books, but also the smallest and least known. All of the 6,000 genera of British insects are listed and indexed, along with all the family names and higher groups.

    Hardback £47.50 Buy Now
  • Ladybirds (Coccinellidae) of Britain and Ireland
    Ladybirds (Coccinellidae) of Britain… by Helen Roy et al.

    Describes the distribution of ladybirds in Britain, Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands using data collated through the Biological Records Centre Coccinellidae Recording Scheme (including the UK Ladybird Survey) since 1964. Provides information on life histories, behaviour, host plants and prey and details of ladybirds, especially their parasites.

    Paperback £19.95 Buy Now
  • Extreme Insects
    Extreme Insects by Richard Jones

    This title is a celebration of the insect universe, exploring their amazing forms and functions, their fascinating behaviour and the enormous impact they have on our lives. With its lively and informative text, it looks at insects in all their extremes, from the biggest, fastest and fiercest to the best nest builder, most devious hunter and deadliest bride.

    Paperback £14.99 Buy Now
  • Garden Plants Valuable to Bees
    Garden Plants Valuable to Bees by IBRA

    The importance of garden plants yielding nectar and pollen is that together they provide a continuous food supply, from willows and crocus in early spring to ivy in late autumn. Once available from pastures that came into flower before they were cut, verges and hedgerows and abundant weeds. Today's agriculture has greatly reduced these resources but gardens designed for ease of management are now valuable in providing day to day food supplies. 2003 revised edition

    Paperback £7.50 Buy Now

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