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Following the latest government announcement concerning the current Covid-19 pandemic the Society headquarters at Mansion House has now closed.

Where possible emails will be monitored, any urgent enquiries should be forwarded to

Membership applications will be put on hold until further notice.

Our "identify that insect" service will continue, but our Director of Science cannot accept any physical samples to inspect during this time.

Our Librarian will not have access to our collections from home, but will be happy to try and locate references available to download from the internet.

All events and meetings have been cancelled until further notice

We hope that everyone stays well and we hope that normal business can resume soon for everyone, thank you for your understanding during this difficult time that the world finds itself in.

Kirsty Whiteford - Registrar

British Scraptiidae

RES Handbooks for the identification of British Insects. Volume 5 part 18.

Brian Levey, 2009, 32pp.

The Scraptiidae are cosmopolitan in distribution, with about 400 species worldwide. This book covers the 16 species, from two genera, recorded in the British Isles. Fully illustrated keys to genera and species are provided. Notes on each species include information on British and European distribution, abundance, intraspecific variation, phenology of the adults, and larval hosts, if known.


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