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Crowson, R.A., 1956

Coleoptera: introduction and Keys to Families

Dichotomous key to beetle families. Much harder to use than Unwin's AIDGAP key.

Publisher The Royal Entomological Society of London (RES)
Volume Vol IV. Part 1
Pages 59
Web site
Illustrations Line drawings in the text.
Identify Under a Stereo Microscope.
Specimen Prep. Mounted (carded) or pinned specimens.
Difficulty Harder to use than Unwin's more modern AIDGAP key.

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Taxonomic Scope

COLEOPTERA Linnaeus, 1758 (beetles) Identification Superseded Now replaced by Unwin's AIDGAP key, but potentially useful if you get stuck.
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