ngd at ceh.ac.uk
Fri Jun 16 04:29:23 EDT 2000
.. or the more recently published Collins Field Guide: Butterflies of
Britain and Europe By Tom Tolman, illustrated by Richard Lewington,
1997, ISBN 0 00 219992 0. An excellent book in similar style to
Higgins and Riley with superb illustrations.
>>> "Chris J. Durden" <drdn at mail.utexas.edu> 15/06/00 08:45:10 >>>
How about -
Higgins & Riley, 1970. A Field Guide to the Butterflies of Britain
Europe. Houghton Mifflin.
Is this still in print? If not check the used book dealers,
books this good that are field guides, tend to get used up and worn
At 01:37 16/06/00 +0800, you wrote:
>For a general insect guide, Michael Chinery's "Insects of Britian
>Europe" and "Insects of Britain and Western Europe" (both published
>will be very useful, allowing for identification of most species to
>and many to genus - most of the central and eastern European fauna
>further west. There is a large range of more specialist books (e.g.
>of Microlepidoptera Palaearctica), but be prepared for a hefty bill
>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
>> Krakow, in Environmental Toxicology. She just finished her
>> education, with degrees in Biology and Entomology at Oregon State
>> University. Are there good field guides she should have, to
>> lepidoptera, or general natural history, covering Poland, or
>> in English, or as a second choice, German?
>> Patricia and Jeff Harding
>Roger C. KENDRICK
> (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
>HK Lepidopterists' Society Website
> http://hklg.163.net/ (Chinese summary)
> mailto:hkls at xoommail.com
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