A Field Guide to Harlequins and Other Common Ladybirds of Britain and Ireland



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A Field Guide to Harlequins and Other Common Ladybirds of Britain and Ireland Author: Format: Paperback First Published: Published By: Pelagic Publishing Illustrations and other contents: 4 Line drawings, black and white; 372 Illustrations, color ISBN: 8010000023840 Categories: , , , , Tag:

The invasive Harlequin ladybird is an eye-catching and beautiful species, but it can be very difficult to identify, with huge variation in colouration and pattern. This comprehensive photographic field guide is the first complete guide to identifying Harlequins ladybirds found in Britain and Ireland. It also covers all the other 25 conspicuous ladybird species that occur.

  • Detailed, informative and beautifully illustrated with nearly 400 remarkable colour photographs including ladybird developmental time sequences and numerous images of each ladybird species.
  • Ground-breaking quick key for Harlequin identification
  • Includes a photographic guide to the larvae of all 26 species – the first of its kind
  • Easy to follow comprehensive descriptions and explanations of ladybird lifecycles and habits

This clear, user-friendly field guide is ideal for anyone interested in learning how to identify a Harlequin ladybird, from beginners to more experienced entomologists, students and ecologists. This book is ideal for learning to recognise and understand this charismatic and significant beetle.

ISBN: 9781784272449

Weight0.199584 kg




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This book is written and presented in a no-nonsense way for the Amateur Naturalist to be confident they will be able to use. An easy, yet accurate, guide... -- Steven Rutherford, Chairman British Naturalists Association * Country-Side * An accessible text...full of high-quality images throughout -- Simon Springate * British Journal of Entomology and Natural History *