"Detailed information on 240 of the most commonly found insects and invertebrates in Britain and northern Europe. Individual descriptions include information on size, habitat, where the insect may be found, the months in which it is likely to be spotted and details of distinguishing features. Additional artwork shows other phases in the insect's life cycle and illustrates key identification features." Easy to use key with useful information and a good photograph of each species. Bristle-tails, mayflies, stoneflies, cockroaches, bugs, fleas, scorpion flies, true flies, hoverflies, beetles, springtails, dragonflies and damselflies, grasshoppers and crickets, earwigs, thrips, ant-lions, caddis flies, ants, bees, wasps, sawflies, spiders, harvestmen, centipedes, millipedes, woodlice, ticks, mites, water boatmen and pondskaters. A useful pocket-sized paperback.