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Linssen, E.F., 1959

Beetles of the British Isles - first series

The first of a pair of 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 Adephaga and the superfamilies Palpicornia, Staphylinoidea and Diversicornia of the Polyphaga.

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 First Series
Pages 300
Coverage A selection of the commoner and more noticeable species.
Illustrations 39 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
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