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Pseudoscorpions (Arthropoda, Arachnida): keys and notes for the identification of the species This Linnean Society synopsis is out of print but remains the most important literature for the identification of Brtiti Gerald Legg, Richard Evan Jones No Publication View Edit
Pseudoscorpions of the world A world catalogue of Pseudoscorpions. Western Australian Museum Yes Online View Edit
Psocids Psocoptera (Booklice and Barklice) RES Handbook vol 1 part 7. New No Publication View Edit
Punch-card grasses key - Identikit In 1985 the Field Studies Council published an innovative polyclave (multi-access) key to British grasses that relied on Judith Allinson, Richard Pankhurst and Richard Burkmar Yes Online View Edit
Quick ant guide Quick ID Guide to ants designed to be used on a beginners ant course but also available as a download as well. Richard Becker Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Reptiles and amphibians of Britain and Ireland This 8-page laminated fold-out chart includes 13 species of non-marine reptile and amphibian which breed in Britain, and Roberts, Froglife & Ovenden No Publication View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 1 Part 10. Odonata THE ODONATA or Dragonflies are insects familiar to everyone, and, if we except a few of the larger Neuroptera or Lacewin Lt-Col. F. C. Fraser, I M S Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 1 Part 11. Thysanoptera The term 'British species' may be interpreted in different ways. L. A. Mound, G. D. Morison, B. R. Pitkin & J. M. Palmer Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 1 Part 14a. Trichoptera, Hydroptilidae The last major review of the British Hydroptilidae was made by Mosely (1939), who described the males and ten females of J. E. Marshall Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 1 Part 16. Siphonaptera FLEAS are small (1-8 mm long), wingless insects with a holometabolous metamorphosis (egg-larva-pupa-adult); their bodies F. G. A. M. Smit Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 1 Part 2. Thysanura and Diplura THE Thysanura and Diplura comprise two of the four Orders of primitively wingless insects or Apterygota. M. J. Delaney Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 1 Part 5. Dermaptera and Orthoptera THE Orders Dermaptera and Orthoptera are usually treated together, as a matter of convenience, in dealing with limited f W. D. Hincks Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 1 Part 6. Plecoptera RATHER weakly chitinized insects with two pairs of membranous wings often reduced in the male. D. E. Kimmins Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 1 Part 7. Psocoptera This Handbook is designed to give a general account of the external morphology of the Psocoptera, emphasizing those char T. R. New Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 1 Part 9. Ephemeroptera NORMALLY two pairs of wings; anterior pair much larger than the posterior which in some genera are much reduced in size D. E. Kimmins Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 1 Parts 12 & 13. Mecoptera Megaloptera Neuroptera The Orders MECOPTERA, MEGALOPTERA and NEUROPTERA (Planipennia) at one time formed part of the Linnaean Order Neuroptera, Lt-Col. F. C. Fraser, I M S Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 10 Part 1. Diptera. Syrphidae. FLIES of the family SYRPHIDAE are commonly known as " Hover-flies" and "Flower-flies," the former po R. L. Coe Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 10 Part 14. An introduction to the immature stages of British Flies. Diptera Larvae, with notes on eggs, puparia and pupae. Figures index This is just the figures and index for the volume of the same name. K. G. V. Smith Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 10 Part 14. An introduction to the immature stages of British Flies. Diptera Larvae, with notes on eggs, puparia and pupae. Main text Knowledge of the larvae of Diptera lags far behind that of the adults. K. G. V. Smith Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 10 Part 2c. Diptera. Pipunculidae FLIES of the family Pipunculidae may be recognized by their strikingly large eyes, semiglobular or nearly globular and e R. L. Coe Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 10 Part 3a. Diptera - Conopidae FLIES of the family Conopidae may be recognized by the narrowed or closed first posterior cell (R5) and the long anal ce Kenneth G. V. Smith Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 10 Part 4a i. Diptera - Cyclorrhapha. Calyptrata (1) Section (a) Tachinidae and Calliphoridae (Tachinidae) THE Calyptrata (Calypterata, Calypterae), containing such groups as dung flies , cabbage flies, house flies, blue bottle F. I. van Emden Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 10 Part 4a ii. Diptera - Cyclorrhapha. Calyptrata (1) Section (a) Tachinidae and Calliphoridae (Calliphoridae) Like the Tachinids the Calliphoridae have a well-developed ptilinal suture, only three antennal segments with a dorsal a F. I. van Emden Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 10 Part 4b. Diptera - Cyclorrhapha Calyptrata, Section (b) Muscidae HENNIG (1955) divides the Calyptrata into three families and one superfamily, as follows: Cordyluridae, Muscidae, Anthom E. C. M. d'Assis Fonseca Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 10 Part 5a. Diptera - Tephritidae Most species of Tephritidae (=Trypetidae, Trupaneidae, Euribiidae) are phytophagous and have prominently patterned wings I. M. White Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 10 Part 5g. Diptera - Agromyzidae THE Agromyzidae belong to the section Acalyptratae of the suborder Cyclorrhapha Schizophora. Kenneth A. Spencer Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 10 Part 7. Diptera - Hippoboscidae and Nycteribiidae (Keds, Flat-Flies and Bat-Flies) The Hippoboscidae, Nycteribiidae and Streblidae are families of Diptera that have been combined under the name Pupipara. A. M. Hutson Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 10 Part 8. Diptera - Phoridae Genus Megaselia (Scuttle Flies) This Handbook constitutes the second part of a two-part introduction to the British scuttle flies. R. H. L. Disney Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 2 Part 2a. Hemiptera - Cicadomorpha (excluding Deltocephalinae and Typhlocybinae) THE Auchenorhyncha are generally regarded as being divided into two series, the Cicadomorpha and the Fulgoromorpha: this Walter J. Le Quesne Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 2 Part 2b. Hemiptera - Cicadomorpha - Deltocephalinae This part deals with the subfamily Deltocephalinae, which includes 101 British species. Walter J. Le Quesne Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 2 Part 2c. Cicadellidae (Typhlocybinae) with a checklist of the British Auchenorhyncha (Hemiptera, Homoptera) The Auchenorhyncha is generally regarded as being divided into two series, the Cicadomorpha and the Fulgoromorpha. W. J. Le Quesne and K. R. Payne Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 2 Part 3. Hemiptera - Fulgoromorpha THE Auchenorhyncha are generally regarded as being divided into two series, the Fulgoromorpha and the Cicadomorpha: for Walter J. Le Quesne Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 2 Part 4a. Homoptera - Aphidoidea (Part) - Chaitophoridae & Callaphididae For a number of years there has been no single and comprehensive work available for the identification of the aphid spec H. L. G. Stroyan No View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 2 Part 5a. Homoptera - Psylloidea The Psylloidea, or jumping plant-lice, are an important component of the hemipterous fauna of many dicotyledenous plants I. D. Hodkinson & I. M. White Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 4 Part 1. Coleoptera, Introduction and keys to families THE Coleoptera of the British Islands have been treated in a series of comprehensive works, the most important of which R. A. Crowson Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 4 Part 10. Coleoptera. Histeroidea THE Superfamily Histeroidea includes three families, Sphaeritidae, Syntellidae and Histeridae. D. G. H. Halstead Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 4 Part 2. Coleoptera. Carabidae THE family Carabidae is here treated in its widest sense, that, is including also the Tiger-beetles which have often bee Carl H. Lindroth Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 4 Part 3. Coleoptera. Hydradephaga This might be described as an abstract of British Water Beetles published by the Ray Society in 1940 and 1950 as most of F. Balfour-Browne Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 4 Part 8a. Coleoptera. Staphylinidae. Section (a) Piestinae to Euaesthetinae THE family Staphylinidae contains in the British Isles about 950 species, that is to say about one-quarter of the total C. E. Tottenham Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES handbook Vol 4 Part 9. Coleoptera (Pselaphidae) This is the first "booklet" ever published dealing exclusively with the British Pselaphidae. E. J. Pearce Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 5 Part 10. Coleoptera - Tenebrionidae THE single family covered by this handbook belongs to that part of the Heteromera (Cucujoidea, section ii of Crowson, 19 M. J. D. Brendell Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 5 Part 11 ed1. Coleoptera. Scarabaeoidea (lucanidae, Trogidae, Geotrupidae, Scarabaeidae) THE superfamily Scarabaeoidea, also known as the Lamellicornia, includes some of the most striking beetles in the Britis E. B. Britton Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 5 Part 11. Dung Beetles & chafers - Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea The superfamily Scarabaeoidea forms a clear-cut natural group within Coleoptera that has been recognized since the earli L. Jessop Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 5 Part 12. Coleoptera. Cerambycidae THE family Cerambycidae, members of which are popularly known as "Longhorns," is of world-wide distribution an E. A. J. Duffy Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 5 Part 15. Coleoptera. Scolytidae and Platypodidae "BARK beetles* are of major economic importance and world-wide distribution. E. A. J. Duffy Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 5 Part 1b. Coleoptera. Buprestidae The family Buprestidae is a large one, containing over 15,000 described species. Brian Levey Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 5 Part 2c. Coleoptera - Heteroceridae THE family Heteroceridae is represented in Britain by a single genus, Heterocerus Fabricius, containing eight species. R. O. S. Clarke Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 5 Part 3. Adults and Larvae of Hide, Larder and Carpet Beetles and their relatives (Coleoptera: Dermestidiae) and of Derodontid Beetles (Coleoptera: Derodontidae). Figures and Index This is just the figures and index for the volume of the same name. E. R. Peacock Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 5 Part 3. Adults and Larvae of Hide, Larder and Carpet Beetles and their relatives (Coloptera: Dermestidiae) and of Derodontid Beetles (Coleoptera: Derodontidae). Main text The family Dermestidae contains over 1000 species in about 50 genera and is represented in every zoogeographical region E. R. Peacock Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 5 Part 5a. Coleoptera. Rhizophagidae The family Rhizophagidae (Superfamily Cucujoidea) comprises four subfamilies (Crowson, 1955), two of which are represent Enid R. Peacock Yes Online, PDF View Edit

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