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Britain's Hoverflies: An Introduction to the Hoverflies of Britain

2013-9781400850808

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Britain's Hoverflies is a beautifully illustrated photographic field guide to all the genera of hoverflies found in Britain, focusing on the species that can be most readily identified. Designed to be accessible and to appeal to a wide audience, the book contains more than 500 remarkable photographs of the various life stages of 165 species, including at least one representative from each of the 70 British genera. Easy - to - use species accounts summarize the species' status, highlight the key identification features, provide notes on behaviour and habitat requirements, and contain a distribution map and phenology chart. The book contains a guide to the hoverfly tribes, and introductory chapters examine hoverfly biology, and where and when to look for hoverflies.

This field guide is the perfect companion for wildlife enthusiasts, professional ecologists, and anyone with an interest in this fascinating group of insects.