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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 23.1 October 2011

The Noble Chafer and traditional orchards – an old-growth species in the English cultural landscape

By - Keith Alexander, Laura Bower

The Noble Chafer Gnorimus nobilis is a large and very attractive beetle which is best known in England from traditional orchards. The key features of the beetle are its size -  it approaches 2cm in length - and its shiny metallic green colour. 

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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