Field Guide to the Micro-moths of Great Britain & Ireland

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Author(s):
Phil Sterling, Mark Parsons and Richard Lewington
Publisher:
Bloomsbury
Edition:
1st (2018)
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
416
ISBN-13:
9781472964526
RRP:
£35.00

Provides coverage of all the micro-moth families found in Great Britain and Ireland, including the Channel Islands.

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This is the most comprehensive field guide to micro-moths ever published in a single volume, and, for the first time, makes this fascinating and important group of insects accessible to the general naturalist. The guide covers 1,033 species, with more than 1,500 superbly detailed artworks and photographs. It also includes 900 specially commissioned maps. Provides coverage of all the micro-moth families found in Great Britain and Ireland, including the Channel Islands.

* Written by a team of moth experts from across the British Isles under the editorship of Phil Sterling
* More than 1,100 superbly detailed artworks by Richard Lewington, Europe's leading insect artist, providing the most complete collection of images of adult British micro-moths
* Species descriptions include field characters, similar species, flight season, habitat, larval foodplants, status and distribution
* General introduction to identifying, studying and finding micro-moths, including field techniques
* Series of innovative keys to families and genera
* Comprehensive checklist incorporating the latest thinking on taxonomy
* Introduction to dissection techniques