Insects of Britain and Ireland

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L. Watson and M. J. Dallwitz


The following packages were generated from DELTA databases. Each package includes an interactive key and information retrieval system, detailed comparative descriptions, and numerous illustrations from classic works. Some also include a conventional (bracketed) key

The orders of insects

The families of Coleoptera (beetles)

Water beetles

Dung beetles and chafers

The families of Diptera (flies)

The genera of hoverflies (Syrphidae)

The genera of Ephemeroptera (mayflies)

The families of Hemiptera (bugs)

The families of Hymenoptera (bees, ants, wasps, sawflies)

The bumblebees and cuckoo bees (Bombus and Psithyrus)

The families of Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths)

The butterflies

The genera of Geometridae

The genera of grass moths (Pyralidae-Crambinae and Schoenobiinae)

The genera of Noctuidae

The genus Phyllonorycter

The plume moths (Pterophoridae and Alucitidae)

The pug moths (Eupithecia, Anticollix, Chloroclystis, Gymnoscelis, Pasiphila)

The species of Odonata (dragonflies)

The genera of Orthoptera (crickets, grasshoppers)

The families of Trichoptera (caddis flies)

Cite this publication as: ‘Watson, L., and Dallwitz, M.J. 2003 onwards. Insects of Britain and Ireland. Version: 7th June 2016.’.

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