Cover of Fleas (Siphonaptera) RES Handbook
Cover of Fleas (Siphonaptera) RES Handbook

Fleas (Siphonaptera)


Biological recording & species identification Smaller insect orders Veterinary entomology

RES Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects

Volume 1, Part 16 (2nd edition)


2007 - 178 pages


ISBN: 9780901546852


Since the first edition of this Handbook was published by F.G.A.M.Smit in 1957, six new species of Siphonaptera have been recorded in Britain, and one new family. An updated checklist of species found in the British Isles is given in this revised Handbook, which includes 62 species in 7 families.

Keys to all families, genera and species, together with diagnostic illustrations, are provded to facilitate identification. 577 published distribution references are also listed, detailing the species of flea, and the host and county from which each was recorded.

ISBN: 9780901546852

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Weight 585 g

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