Blowflies - Pelagic Publishing

Blowflies

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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