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Predators

  • John Feltwell
Part of the Series Entomologica book series (SENT, volume 18)

Abstract

Outlined in this chapter are accounts of 26 species of bird predators, seven species of hymenoptera, seven species of hemiptera, three species each of coleoptera and diptera, and other miscellaneous insect species belonging to five other insect orders, as well as several unidentified arachnid species, three species of mammal and one species each of a reptile, an amphibian and an insectivorous plant.

Keywords

Bird Predator Cabbage White Coccinella Septempunctata White Butterfly Natterjack Toad 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Feltwell
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  1. 1.Battle, SussexGreat Britain

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