Eastern Europe

Chris J. Durden drdn at mail.utexas.edu
Thu Jun 15 03:45:10 EDT 2000

How about -
Higgins & Riley, 1970. A Field Guide to the Butterflies of Britain and
Europe. Houghton Mifflin.
  Is this still in print? If not check the used book dealers, although
books this good that are field guides, tend to get used up and worn out fast.
.....Chris Durden

At 01:37  16/06/00 +0800, you wrote:
>For a general insect guide, Michael Chinery's "Insects of Britian and
>Europe" and "Insects of Britain and Western Europe" (both published by
>will be very useful, allowing for identification of most species to subfamily
>and many to genus - most of the central and eastern European fauna extends
>further west. There is a large range of more specialist books (e.g. the
>of Microlepidoptera Palaearctica), but be prepared for a hefty bill if you
>to obtain a set that covers the major insect orders.
>hope this helps,
>Patricia and Jeff Harding wrote:
>> My daughter, Katie Harding, has plans to work in Poland this summer, in
>> Krakow, in Environmental Toxicology. She just finished her undergraduate
>> education, with degrees in Biology and Entomology at Oregon State
>> University. Are there good field guides she should have, to insects,
>> lepidoptera, or general natural history, covering Poland, or Eastern
>> in English, or as a second choice, German?
>> Patricia and Jeff Harding
>  (still a Ph.D. Student!)
>  Dept. of Ecology & Biodiversity, The University of Hong Kong
>  mailto:kendrick at hkusua.hku.hk or mailto:hkmoths at yahoo.co.uk
>Hong Kong Moths website coordinator
>  http://hkusub.hku.hk/~kendrick/hkmoth.htm
>HK Lepidopterists' Society Website
>  http://www.hkls.org
>  http://hklg.163.net/ (Chinese summary)
>  mailto:hkls at xoommail.com

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