To assist local recorders with their identifications and development, the Tanyptera Project have a number books/guides available for borrowing for up to 6 months (max. 3 items per person at any time).
Borrowers should be:
· Resident in Lancashire, Cheshire, Merseyside or Greater Manchester
· Already attending events organised by the Tanyptera Project
· Able to collect books in person at World Museum or a Tanyptera Project event elsewhere in the region.
Below is a list of books we have available. The book list can also be downloaded here.
Please email Leanna Dixon (Leanna.Dixon@liverpoolmuseums.org.uk) to arrange a loan.
*This represents the total number of books we have but some may be on loan or needed for a workshop
We’d also like to highlight that many entomology related titles can be borrowed via inter-library loans and via the British Library on demand service. More details on the British Library website. Prices start at £5.85 for standard electronic delivery of a born digital copy (2019/20).
|Taxonomic Group||Title||Edition||Author||Publication Year||Number of copies*|
|Annelida (Earthworms)||Key to the Earthworms of the UK and Ireland||Second||Emma Sherlock||2018||12|
|Araneae (Spiders)||Britain's Spiders: A Field Guide||First||Lawrence Bee, Geoff Oxford and Helen Smith||2017||10|
|Araneae (Spiders)||Spiders of Britain and Northern Europe (Collins Field Guide)||First||Michael Roberts||2001||12|
|Chilopoda (Centipedes)||FSC Aid Gap Key to the Identification of British Centipedes||First||A.D Barber||2008||12|
|Coleoptera (Beetles)||RES The Carabidae (ground beetles) of Britain and Ireland||Second||Martin L. Luff||2007||12|
|Collembola (Springtails)||FSC AidGap A key to the Collembola (Springtails) of Britain and Ireland||First||Steve Hopkin||2007||12|
|Diptera (True flies)||British Soldierflies and Their Allies||Second||Alan Stubbs and Martin Drake||2014||3|
|Diptera (True flies)||Adults, larvae & pupae of British Mosquitoes (Culicidae) A key||First||Peter S Cranston, CD Ramsdale, Katrin R Snow, GB White||1987||12|
|Diptera (True flies)||Shropshire Craneflies||First||Peter Boardman||2016||12|
|Gastropoda (Slugs & Snails)||FSC Aidgap Slugs of Britian and Ireland. Identification, Understanding and Control||First||Ben Rowson, James Turner, Roy Anderson & Bill Symondson||2014||12|
|Hemiptera (True Bugs)||FSC Guide to Shieldbugs of the British Isles||First||Bernard Nau||2004||12|
|Hymenoptera (Bees, Ants, Wasps & Sawflies)||Field Guide to the Bees of Great Britain and Ireland||First||Steven J. Falk||2015||10|
|Hymenoptera (Bees, Ants, Wasps & Sawflies)||RES Handbook, Volume 6, Part 6: The Vespoid Wasps (Tiphiidae, Mutillidae, Sapygidae, Scoliidae and Vespidae) of the British Isles by M.E Archer||First||M.E Archer||2014||10|
|Odonata (Dragonflies & Damselflies)||Britain's Dragonflies A Field Guide to the Damselflies and Dragonflies of Britain and Ireland||Fourth||David Smallshire and Andy Swash||2018||12|
|Odonata (Dragonflies & Damselflies)||Field Guide to the Larvae and Exuviae of British Dragonflies Damselflies (Zgypotera) and Dragonflies (Anisoptera)||First||Steve Cham||2012||15|
|Odonata (Dragonflies & Damselflies)||FSC Guide to the Dragonflies and Damselflies of Britain||Second||Steve Brooks and Richard Askew||2004||15|
|Opiliones (Harvestmen)||FSC Guide to Harvestmen of the British Isles||First||Paul Richards||2010||12|
|Orthoptera (Grasshoppers & Crickets)||FSC Guide to British Grasshoppers and Allied Insects||First||Judith Marshall & Denys W Ovenden||1999||12|
|Plant Galls||FSC Aidgap British Plant Galls||Second||Margaret Refern and Peter Shirley||2011||10|
|Plant Galls||FSC A Guide to Plant Galls in Britain||First||Margaret Redfern, Peter Shirley & Michael Bloxham||2004||10|
|Trichoptera (Caddisflies)||RES Handbook, Volume 1, Part 17: The Adult Trichoptera (Caddisflies) of Britain and Ireland||First||Peter Barnard and Emma Ross||2012||4|
|Trichoptera (Caddisflies)||Simple Key to Caddis Larvae||First||Ian Wallace||2006||8|
|Trichoptera (Caddisflies)||FSC Aidgap Guide to the Adult Caddisflies or Sedge flies (Trichoptera)||First||Peter Barnard and Emma Ross||2008||11|
|Trichoptera (Caddisflies)||A key to the case bearing caddis larvae of Britain & Ireland||First, Second & Third||I D Wallace, B Wallace and G N Philipson||1990, 1981 and 2003 editions||14|
|Various||FSC River Invertebrate Monitoring for Anglers. Riverfly Partnership Initiative||First||Riverfly Partnership||13|
|Various||The Freshwater Name Trail: A Key to the Invertebrates of Ponds and Streams||First||Richard Orton, Anne Bebbington and John Bebbington||1996||3|