Jessop, L., 1986
Dung Beetles and Chafers (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea)
Dichotomous keys to larvae (to genus only) and to adults (to species) with species entries describing habitat, frequency, phenology and distribution.
Can be downloaded from the Royal Entomological Society's website.
||The Royal Entomological Society of London (RES)
||Vol 5, Part 11
||0 901546 66 6
||Covers all UK species known at the time.
||Stippled drawings of whole animals and line drawings of diagnostic features, grouped at the end of the book.
||Under a Stereo Microscope.
||Mounted (carded) or pinned specimen.
||Adult keys mostly fairly straightforward, although Amphimallon and Melolontha can be challenging. Skidmore's AIDGAP key "Insects of the British Cow-Dung Community" provides an alternative key.