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.
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||A selection of the commoner and more noticeable species.
||39 plates of line drawings and colour paintings among the text.
||With x8 or x10 hand lens (also useful to examine under a Stereo Microscope).