The Carabidae (ground beetle) of Britain and Ireland
RES Handbooks for the identification of British Insects. Volume 4 part 2 (2nd ed.)
Martin L. Luff, 2007, 247pp.
The Carabidae (ground beetles) are a cosmopolitan family, with an estimated 40,000 species worldwide. The prime purpose of this book is to enable the reliable identification of the adults of the 350 species of Carabids that occur in Britain and Ireland. Fully illustrated keys to subfamilies, tribes, genera and species are provided. Notes are provided for each species to enable the user to confirm (or otherwise) identification.