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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 10.3 February 1999

The Scaly Cricket in Britain - A complete history from discovery to citizenship

By - Peter Sutton

The Scaly Cricket Pseudomogoplistes squamiger Fischer is a most elusive member of the British Fauna. It was not discovered in the British Isles until a single female was captured on Chesil Beach in Dorset in 1949, and a further 28 years elapsed before the first male was discovered at the same site in 1977.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist