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RES Handbook Vol 6 Part 2b. Hymenoptera - Symphyta Tenthredinidae is the predominant sawfly family in almost all parts of the world except Australia, where it is mainly re R. B. Benson Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 6 Part 2c. Hymenoptera - Symphyta OF the three tribes in this subfamily only the Cladiini and Nematini occur in Britain; the Pristolini are, so far as is R. B. Benson Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 6 Part 3a. Hymenoptera - Bethyloidea (excluding Chrysididae) The Chrysididae, which are familiar insects, seem at first sight very different from the other much rarer Bethyloidea bu J. F. Perkins Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 6 Part 3b. Hymenoptera - Aculeata (Scolioidea, Vespoidea and Sphecoidea) The following account deals with three superfamilies, Scolioidea, Vespoidea and Sphecoidea, of the British Hymenoptera, O. W. Richards Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 6 Part 3c. Hymenoptera - Formicidae THE British Isles, including the Channel Islands, have 44 known, indigen-ous ant species at the present time. Barry Bolton & Cedric A. Collingwood Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 6 Part 4. Hymenoptera - Pompilidae The family Pompilidae is one of the best-characterised and most easily recognised of the aculeate families represented i Michael C. Day Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 6 Part 5. Cuckoo-Wasps. Hymenoptera, Chrysididae Among the British aculeate Hymenoptera, the Chrysididae constitute a spectacularly coloured but little known group of pa D. Morgan Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 7 Part 1. Hymenoptera - Ichneumonoidea (Pimplinae) The subfamily Pimplinae is biologically the most diverse, and probably the most extensively studied, within the Ichneumo M. G. Fitton, M. R. Shaw and I. D. Gauld Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 7 Part 11. Classification & biology of braconid wasps (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) Hymenoptera constitute one of the largest and most successful orders of insects. M. R. Shaw & T. Huddleston Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 7 Part 2a i. Hymenoptera - Ichneumonoidea This part of the Handbooks includes a provisional key to the subfamilies of Ichneumonidae and keys to species of the Ich J. F. Perkins Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 7 Part 2a ii. Hymenoptera - Ichneumonoidea IN addition to the remaining tribe of the Ichneumoninae, this section of the Handbook also includes the Alomyinae, Agrio J. F. Perkins Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 7 Part 2b. Ichneumonidae - Orthopelmatinae & Anomaloninae This handbook is the third dealing with the Ichneumonidae. The first two by Dr J. F. I. D. Gauld & P. A. Mitchell Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 8 Part 1a. Hymenoptera. Cynipoidea. Key to families and subfamilies and Cynipinae (including galls) Hymenoptera, the British species, as listed in Kloet and Hincks (1945), numbering just over two hundred. R. D. Eady and J. Quinlan Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 8 Part 1b. Hymenoptera. Cynipoidea. Eucoilidae THE family Eucoilidae is the largest and most widely distributed of the parasitic families in the Cynipoidea. John Quinlan Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 8 Part 2a. Hymenoptera 2. Chalcidoidea Section (a). THE Chalcidoidea (Chalcid flies) form one of the largest superfamilies of the Hymenoptera, and are distributed in almost Ch. Ferrière and G. J. Kerrich Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 8 Part 2b. Hymenoptera 2. Chalcidoidea Section (b) Trus handbook covers the small family Elasmidae and introduces the very large family Eulophidae. R. R. Askew Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 8 Part 3d i. Hymenoptera, Proctotrupoidea. Diapriidae subfamily Diapriinae In presenting this handbook on the subfamily Diapriinae I have now dealt with all the British species of Diapriidae. G. E. J. Nixon Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 8 Part 3d ii. Hymenoptera. Proctotrupoidea. Diapriidae subfamily Belytinae THE Diapriidae, as interpreted by Kieffer in Das Tierreich, Diapriidae (1916), are divided into two subfamilies, the Dia G. E. J. Nixon Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 9 Part 1. Diptera - 1. Introduction and key to families HITHERTO the only key to the families of British Diptera has been that given in Wingate's Durham Diptera (1906), wh H. Oldroyd Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 9 Part 2 i. Diptera - 2. Nematocera: families Tipulidae to Chironomidae (Tipulidae) FLIES of the family TIPULIDAE may be recognized by their slender bodies and long, slender legs, the latter characteristi R. L. Coe, Paul Freeman & P. F. Mattingly Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 9 Part 2 ii. Diptera - 2. Nematocera: families Tipulidae to Chironomidae (Trichoceridae - Culicidae) THis is a small family represented in Europe by two genera, Trichocera (winter gnats) and Diazosma. R. L. Coe, Paul Freeman & P. F. Mattingly Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 9 Part 2 iii. Diptera - 2. Nematocera: families Tipulidae to Chironomidae (Chironomidae) FLIES of the family CHIRONOMIDAE may be distinguished from other Nematocerous families of Diptera by the following combi R. L. Coe, Paul Freeman & P. F. Mattingly Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 9 Part 3. Diptera - Nematocera. Mycetophilidae (Bolitophilinae, Ditomyiinae, Diadocidiinae, Keroplatinae, Sciophilinae and Manotinae) The Fungus-gnats (Mycetophilidae) are a large family of terrestrial Nematocera, usually with a compact hump-backed appea A. M. Hutson, D. M. Ackland and L. N. Kidd Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 9 Part 4a. Diptera - Brachycera. Tabanoidea and Asiloidea (Now superceded - see comments.) THE evolution of Diptera has clearly followed two main lines, one leading to Nematocera Harold Oldroyd Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 9 Part 5. Diptera - Orthorrhapha Brachycera. Dolichopodidae THE Dolichopodidae belong to the Brachycera section of the Orthorrhapha. E. C. M. d'Assis Fonseca Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Revised Field Key To The Invertebrate Fauna Of Stony Hill Streams This illustrated key to the macroscopic invertebrates of small stony hill streams, based on those in the Long Mynd, Shro MARGARET REDFERN (Mrs. R. A. D. Cameron) Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Rocks Designed for use in the field, classroom and laboratory, this 12-page chart features clear colour photographs of 71 comm Pellant & Pellant No Publication View Edit
Rocky shore lichens This fold-out chart covers 62 common species of lichen found on rocky sea shores from the low tide mark up to the limit Dobson No Publication View Edit
Rocky shore name trail 8-panel laminated fold-out chart will help you to identify some of the seashore animals, lichens and seaweeds that you a Simms, Cremona & Ward No Publication View Edit
Rocky Shore Snails As Material For Projects (With A Key For Their Identification) Rocky sea shores are amongst the best habitats in which to carry out biological field projects.
 In that habita J. H. Crothers Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Rogers Mushrooms Rogers Mushrooms was the perfect reference tool to learn about and identify fungi, including mushrooms, truffles, puffba Roger Phillips Yes Online View Edit
Saltmarsh plants of Britain Organised by height above sea level, this chart includes mud flat plants (such as eelgrass andSpartina), lower saltmarsh Oldham & Roberts No Publication View Edit
Scutellinia (eyelash fungi) For some years, Mal Greaves, of the Mid-Yorkshire Fungus Group, has been making a special study of the genus Scutellinia Malcolm Greaves Yes Online View Edit
Sea Spiders A Revised Key To The Adults Of Pycnogonida In The British Littoral Isles A fully tested key to species of sea spiders found on, or just below, British seashores is provided. P. E. KING Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Sea-Spiders (Pycnogonida) of the north-east Atlantic This Synopsis covers all eighty-four species recorded at all depths from the north-east Atlantic, east of the Mid-Atlant Bamber No Publication View Edit
Seasearch Guide to Bryozoans and Hydroids of Britain and Ireland Bryozoans and Hydroids are two groups of marine animals that are unrecognised by the majority of divers and frequently c Dr Joanne Porter No Publication View Edit
Seasearch Guide to Sea Anemones and Corals of Britain and Ireland (2nd Edition) The cool temperate waters around Britain & Ireland contain a huge variety of marine life and the sea anemones an Chris Wood No Publication View Edit
Seasearch Guide to Seaweeds of Britain and Ireland British and Irish shallow seas contain an astonishing 7% of the world's seaweed species, around 700 different seawe Francis Bunker, Juliet Brodie, Christine Maggs, Anne Bunker No Publication View Edit
Seasearch Identifications Facebook Group A group for Seasearch Observers and Surveyors and others involved in identifying and recording marine plants and animals Seasearch Yes Online View Edit
Seasearch Observer's Guide to Marine Life of Britain and Ireland This lavishly illustrated book aims to introduce divers and snorkellers to a selection of the animals and plants from sp Chris Wood No Publication View Edit
Seaside wildflowers Photo guide to the most commonly seen seaside wildflowers. Plantlife Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Seasons From catkins in spring to redwings in winter, this new fold-out chart shows you the wildlife to look out for throughout Farley-Brown & Norman No Publication View Edit
Seed and leaf beetles This AIDGAP identification guide covers the adults of the Chrysomelidae, Orsodacnidae and Megalopodidae. Hubble No Publication View Edit
Shieldbugs of the British Isles Shieldbugs look somewhat like beetles but have sucking mouthparts instead of mandibles and their young (called nymphs) p Nau No Publication View Edit
Shropshire Craneflies Shropshire Craneflies is both an up-to-date distribution atlas for Shropshire and a set of identification keys to the 24 P Boardman No Publication View Edit
Shropshire Earwig Species Photo gudie to identifying the three species of earwig found in Shropshire. David W. Williams Yes PDF View Edit
Shropshire Weevils associated with conifers PDF photo guide to some of the more frequently encountered weevils of Shropshire. P Boardman Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Shropshire Weevils associated with deadwood, fungi, and rotting timbers PDF photo guide to some of the more frequently encountered weevils of Shropshire. P Boardman Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Shropshire Weevils associated with elms and oaks PDF photo guide to some of the more frequently encountered weevils of Shropshire. P Boardman Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Shropshire weevils associated with rosaceous trees and shrubs PDF photo guide to some of the more frequently encountered weevils of Shropshire. P Boardman Yes Online, PDF View Edit

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