Field Guide to the Micro Moths of Great Britain & Ireland


Field Guide to the Micro Moths of Great Britain & Ireland Author: Format: Paperback First Published: Published By: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Pages: 416 Illustrations and other contents: Over 1,100 colour artworks and 380 photographs ISBN: 9781472964526 Categories: , ,

This reprint replaces 9780956490216

The guide covers 1,033 species, with more than 1,500 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

Weight0.85 kg



An essential reference for all moth enthusiasts everywhere. * ukmoths * Here, at long last, is a warm and inviting introduction to the broad subject of British microlepidoptera. -- Steve Whitehouse * Birdguides * This new guide is a huge leap forward in making micros accessible to a wider public. -- Neil Bowman * Birdwatch *