This book is an unmodified reprint of ISBN 0-85546-275-2 (1990) first published by Richmond Publishing.
British mosquitoes are often overlooked by entomologists in favour of their wilder, tropical cousins. This book brings together all of the current research and information on British mosquitoes, providing a comprehensive, accessible guide to the study and identification of British species.
Chapters cover life histories, identification and habitat, accompanied by detailed illustrations. Detailed keys for the identification of eggs, larvae, pupae and adults form the centre of the book, which also includes practical guidance for studying mosquitoes, including where to find them and how to recognise them in all stages of their life cycle.
2. Life histories
Use of keys
I Eggs: key to genera
II Larvae: key to genera
III Pupae: key to genera
IV Adults: key to genera
V Fourth - instar larvae: key to species
VI Adults: key to species
4. Notes on the British mosquitoes
5. Studying mosquitoes
References and further reading