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British hoverflies

Alan E. Stubbs

British hoverflies

an illustrated identification guide

by Alan E. Stubbs

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Published by British Entomological and Natural History Society in Hurst, Reading .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Syrphidae -- Great Britain -- Identification.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtext and illustrated keys by Alan E. Stubbs and colour plates depicting 190 species by Steven J. Falk.
    GenreIdentification.
    ContributionsFalk, Steven J., Ball, Stuart G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL537.S9 S78 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination469 p. :
    Number of Pages469
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19499871M

    British Hoverflies: An Illustrated Identification Guide By Alan Stubbs, Steven J. Falk When the original edition of British Hoverflies was published in , it established a popular style of user- friendly identification keys that resulted in many more people taking an interest in these colourful and. Hoverflies. Since living here I have begun to recognise the most obvious and more commonly-occurring species of hoverflies, and they don’t come much bigger or more obvious than the handsome Pellucid Fly (Volucella pellucens), aka the Great Pied Hoverfly. This is one of the largest most obvious and recognisable of our British hoverflies.

    Description: Reprint of 2nd edition (). Includes all species known from Britain (20 more species than covered in the 1st edition). Illustrated identification keys, species account, including, description, habitat, distribution, flight period.   British Hoverflies by Alan Stubbs, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1).

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About this book. Britain's Hoverflies is a beautifully illustrated photographic field guide to the hoverflies of Britain, focusing on the species that can be most readily identified.

It is the perfect companion for wildlife enthusiasts, professional ecologists and anyone else with an interest in this fascinating group of insects, and is designed to appeal to beginners and experts alike.5/5(1).

Buy British Hoverflies (): An Illustrated Identification Guide: NHBS - Alan E Stubbs, Steven J Falk, British Entomological and Natural History Society.

Buy British Hoverflies: An Illustrated Identification Guide 2nd New edition by Stubbs, Alan, Falk, Steven J., Falk, Steven J. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(8). UK Hoverfly photos.

BRITISH HOVERFLIES. Well, just the ones I've managed to photograph, mostly in Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Hampshire. Anasimyia 3 species Baccha 1 species Brachyopa 4 species Brachypalpoides 1 species Brachypalpus.

Britain's Hoverflies is a beautifully illustrated photographic field guide to all the genera of hoverflies found in Britain, focusing on the species most likely to be identified. British hoverflies book Accessible and designed to appeal to a wide audience, the book contains more than remarkable photographs exploring the various life stages of all 69 hoverfly genera and the most commonly seen British hoverflies book.

This is the guide to hoverflies; experts refer to this book frequently. I can see why. The book is effectively two halves, the first is a pretty comprehensive and interesting text covering the lifecycle of hoverflies, their habitat and how to go about studying/collecting them.

The second part is a set of by: The following is a list of hoverfly (Syrphidae) species recorded in Great Britain. Alan Stubbs and Steven Falk, in their work British Hoverflies, divided the family into subfamilies and subdivisions are now believed to be, to some extent, artificial groupings, not reflecting the evolutionary relationships within the family, so in need of revision.

Hoverflies. Hoverflies are a fascinating group of insects. They belong to the family Syrphidae, a family within the order Diptera (true flies).

As they are often brightly coloured and very common in gardens many people will be familiar with them.

Many have black and yellow markings and so are often confused with bees and wasps. Britain's Hoverflies is a beautifully illustrated photographic field guide to the hoverflies of Britain, focusing on the species that can be most readily identified. It is the perfect companion for wildlife enthusiasts, professional ecologists and anyone else with an interest in this fascinating group of insects, and is designed to appeal to beginners and experts alike/5(58).

Many are quite easily recognisable because of their bright colour patterns. This book aims to introduce this fascinating family by making it as easy as possible to identify some of the commoner and more distinctive species.

However, it is important to be aware that a fair proportion of British hoverflies are not easy to identify in the field. British Hoverflies An Illustrated Identification Guide by Stubbs, A.E.; Falk, S.J. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Britain's Hoverflies is a beautifully illustrated photographic field guide to all the genera of hoverflies found in Britain, focusing on the species most likely to be identified.

Accessible and designed to appeal to a wide audience, the book contains more than remarkable photographs exploring the various life stages of all 69 hoverfly. British hoverflies: an illustrated identification guide Alan E.

Stubbs, Steven J. Falk, S. Ball, British Entomological and Natural History Society British Entomological and Natural History Society, - Nature - pages. COVID Resources.

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British hoverflies: an illustrated identification guide Alan E. Stubbs, Steven J. Falk British Entomological & Natural History Society, - Nature - pages. Ever since Verrall's British Flies (), British dipterologists have tried to unveil the world of Syrphidae for an audience outside the realm of professionals.

As taxonomy progressed, new books aimed at hoverfly identification appeared, probably the most influential of these being British Hoverflies by Alan Stubbs and Steven Falk ( Britain’s Hoverflies is a beautifully illustrated photographic field guide to the hoverflies of Britain, focusing on the species that can be most readily identified.

It is the perfect companion for wildlife enthusiasts, professional ecologists and anyone else with an interest in this fascinating group of insects, and is designed to appeal to beginners and experts alike. Co-author of British Hoverflies (Stubbs & Falk, ). Theodora Petanidou, Ph.D.

() is professor of Ecology and Ecogeography at the University of the Aegean. Her research is on pollination ecology, plant-pollinator interactions, and biogeography of bees, hoverflies and other by: 1. Stubbs, A.E. and Falk, S.J. () British Hoverflies An Illustrated Identification Guide.

Pub. with pages, 12 col plates, b/w h Entomological and Natural History Society ISBN species are described with extensive keys to aid identification. It displays species on colour plates. 2nd edition, pub. Class: Insecta. British Hoverflies: An Illustrated Identification Guide by Stubbs, Alan; Falk, Steven J.

at - ISBN - ISBN - British Entomological & Natural History Society - - Hardcover5/5(3).Stubbs, A.E. and Falk, S.J.

() British Hoverflies An Illustrated Identification Guide. Pub. with pages, 12 col plates, b/w h Entomological and Natural History Society ISBN species are described with extensive keys to aid identification.

It displays species on colour plates. 2nd edition, pub. Get this from a library! Britain's hoverflies: a field guide. [S G Ball; R K A Morris] -- 'Britain's Hoverflies' is an illustrated photographic field guide to all the genera of hoverflies found in Britain, focusing on the species most likely to be identified.

The book also contains.