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Insects and Thistles

Field / Identification Guide

Series: Naturalists' Handbooks Volume: 4

By: Margaret Redfern and Anthony J Hopkins

70 pages, Col & b/w plates, figs, tabs

Richmond Publishing

Paperback | Dec 1995 | Edition: 2 | #50032 | ISBN: 0855462973
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £17.99 $23/€20 approx
Hardback | Dec 1995 | Edition: 2 | #83988 | ISBN: 0855462981
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Illustrations by Anthony J Hopkins
Provides basic information on the natural history of insects associated with two common species of thistle. The new edition features substantial revisions and updates of all species covered.


The resident fauna of the thistleheads; stem-borers and leaf-miners; insects on the outside of the plant; the effects of insect herbivores on the plant; identification keys to arthropods inside thistleheads; larvae and pupae inside stems and roots; larvae and pupae in leaves; bugs, butterflies and moths, flies and beetles on the outside of the plant; techniques and further reading.

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