Blowflies - Pelagic Publishing

Blowflies

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    £17.99

    Tags:
    • blowflies
    • carrion
    • diptera
    • entomology
    • identification
    • insects
    • taxonomy

    Description

    This book introduces the natural history of blowflies and draws attention to some unanswered questions about thier biology. It offers illustrations and keys for identification, and describes some of the research methods that will help readers undertaking practical investigations to answer some of these questions.

    Readership

    Sixth-form, undergraduate, postgraduate, field centre, ecological consultant, wildlife trust, conservation volunteer

    Table of Contents

    Introduction
    The biology of blowflies
    Blowflies and man
    Identification
    Key I Genera of blowflies frequenting carrion
    Key II All British blowflies
    Key II Species of Calliphora
    Key IV Males of the species Lucilia
    Key V Males of the species Bellardia
    Key VI Species of Phormia' Key
    VII Partial key to the third-instar larvae of British carrion-bredding species
    Techniques
    Some useful addresses
    A brief checklist of British blowflies
    Further reading
    Index

    Bibliographic Information

    • 71 pages
    • B/w illustrations
    • 4 colour plates
    • BISAC NAT017000, SCI070020
    • BIC PSVT7, PSVS, WNCN