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Britain's Hoverflies - A Field Guide - Revised and Updated Second Edition (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition) Loot Price: R455
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Britain's Hoverflies - A Field Guide - Revised and Updated Second Edition (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

Stuart Ball, Roger Morris

Series: Britain's Wildlife

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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

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Imprint: Princeton University Press
Country of origin: United States
Series: Britain's Wildlife
Release date: March 2015
Authors: Stuart Ball • Roger Morris
Dimensions: 210 x 152 x 24mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 312
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
ISBN-13: 978-0-691-16441-0
Languages: English
Subtitles: English
Categories: Books > Sport & Leisure > Natural history, country life & pets
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LSN: 0-691-16441-X
Barcode: 9780691164410

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