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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 02.5 June 1991

Identification - Britain's Biggest Water Beetles

By - Trevor Beebee

Everyone who, at some time in their lives, has 'gone netting' in ponds or ditches will surely have made the aquaintance of at least one of our largest and most impressive insects. Although about as many species of water beetles as of birds have been recorded in the UK, only a handful of these several hundred varieties prove memorable to the casual pond-dipper.

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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