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Linssen, E.F., 1959

Beetles of the British Isles - second series

The second of two volumes in the incomparable Wayside and Woodland Series that provide an accessible account of the Coleoptera. Using the classification of the time, this volume covers superfamilies Clavicornia, Heteromera, Lamellicornia, Phytophaga and Rhynchophora. The order Strepsiptera (Stylops) is briefly covered at the end.

For each family a selection of genera and representative species are described and illustrated either as line drawings or small colour paintings.

A good number of species are illustrated.

Publisher Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd.
Volume Second Series
Pages 295
Coverage A selection of the commoner and more noticeable species.
Illustrations 87 plates of line drawings and colour paintings among the text.
Identify With x8 or x10 hand lens (also useful to examine under a Stereo Microscope).

Malcolm Storey

Taxonomic Scope

COLEOPTERA Linnaeus, 1758 (beetles) Identification Current
STREPSIPTERA (stylopids) Identification Current
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