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Britain's hoverflies : a field guide /

Stuart Ball and Roger Morris.

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Author: Ball, S. G.
Other Names: Morris, R. K. A.
Published: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 2015.
Edition: Second edition.
Series: WildGuides.
Topics: Syrphidae - Great Britain - Identification. | Syrphidae - Ireland - Identification. | SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / General | NATURE / Animals / Insects & Spiders
Regions: Great Britain. | Ireland.
Genres: Electronic books. | Field guides.
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- Is it a hoverfly? -- Hoverfly biology -- The life-cycle of a hoverfly -- Adults -- Eggs -- Larvae -- Recording Cheilosia albipila and C. grossa by searching for larvae in thistles -- Pupae -- Migration -- Polymorphism and other colour variations -- Mimicry -- Finding hoverflies -- The seasonal calendar -- Where to look for hoverflies -- The search for Callicera rufa -- Glossary -- Identifying hoverflies -- Naming the parts -- Guide to the tribes -- Simplified guide to British hoverfly tribes -- Identifying wasp and bee mimics -- A guide to the most frequently photographed hoverflies -- THE SPECIES ACCOUNTS -- SYRPHINAE -- Bacchini -- Guide to Bacchini -- Baccha -- Melanostoma -- Platycheirus -- Xanthandrus -- Paragini -- Guide to Paragini -- Paragus -- Syrphini -- Guide to Syrphini -- Chrysotoxum -- Xanthogramma -- Doros -- Sphaerophoria -- Eriozona -- Leucozona -- Dasysyrphus -- Didea -- Scaeva -- Eupeodes -- Melangyna -- Meligramma -- Meliscaeva -- Episyrphus -- Epistrophe -- Megasyrphus -- Parasyrphus -- Syrphus -- ERISTALINAE -- Callicerini -- Guide to Callicerini -- Callicera -- Cheilosiini -- Guide to Cheilosiini -- Cheilosia -- Ferdinandea -- Portevinia -- Rhingia -- Chrysogastrini -- Guide to Chrysogastrini -- Neoascia -- Sphegina -- Melanogaster -- Chrysogaster -- Orthonevra -- Riponnensia -- Lejogaster -- Brachyopa -- Hammerschmidtia -- Myolepta -- Eristalini -- Guide to Eristalini (and Merodontini: Merodon) -- Eristalis -- Eristalinus -- Mallota -- Myathropa -- Anasimyia -- Helophilus -- Lejops -- Parhelophilus -- Merodontini -- Guide to Merodontini -- Eumerus -- Merodon -- Psilota -- Pelecocerini -- Guide to Pelecocerini -- Pelecocera -- Pipizini -- Guide to Pipizini -- Pipiza -- Heringia -- Pipizella -- Trichopsomyia -- Triglyphus -- Sericomyiini.
Guide to Sericomyiini -- Sericomyia -- Volucellini -- Guide to Volucellini -- Volucella -- Xylotini -- Guide to Xylotini -- Blera -- Brachypalpoides -- Caliprobola -- Brachypalpus -- Chalcosyrphus -- Criorhina -- Pocota -- Syritta -- Tropidia -- Xylota -- MICRODONTINAE -- Microdon -- List of British and Irish hoverflies -- Photographing hoverflies -- Collecting hoverflies -- Legislation and conservation -- Recording hoverflies -- Gardening for hoverflies -- Further reading and useful addresses -- Acknowledgements -- Photographic credits -- Index of scientific names.

Table of Contents for: Britain's hoverflies : a field guide