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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 20.6 August 2009

The folk-names of invertebrates

By - Peter Marren

Have we turned our backs on the country names of insects and other invertebrates? To judge from field guides and the lists of new English names for water beetles, soldier-flies and the like, it seems that folk-names are seen as irrelevant, 'unscientific' and best forgotten. 

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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