By Peter C. Barnard
The Royal Entomological Society (RES) and Wiley-Blackwell are proud to provide this landmark e-book, celebrating the glorious range of the bugs of the British Isles, and the paintings of the RES (founded 1833).
This ebook is the one sleek systematic account of all 558 households of British bugs, masking not only the massive and prevalent teams which are incorporated in well known books, yet even the smallest and least known. it truly is superbly illustrated all through in complete color with photos through skilled flora and fauna photographers to teach the diversity of range, either morphological and behavioural, one of the 24,000 species.
All of the 6,000 genera of British bugs are indexed and listed, in addition to all of the relatives names and better teams. there's a precis of the category, biology and fiscal significance of every kinfolk including extra references for distinctive id. All species at present topic to felony safety within the uk also are listed.
The Royal Entomological Society is likely one of the oldest and such a lot prestigious of its sort on this planet. it's the prime enterprise for pro entomologists and its major goal has continually been the promoting of information approximately bugs. The RES all started its well-known Handbooks for the id of British Insects in 1949, and new works in that sequence stay released. The Royal Entomological Society booklet of British Insects has been produced to illustrate the on-going dedication of the RES to coach and inspire each one iteration to check those interesting creatures.
This is a key reference paintings for severe scholars of entomology and novice entomologists, in addition to for pros who want a entire resource of data concerning the insect teams of the British Isles they're much less accepted with.