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RES Handbooks

Produced by the Royal Entomological Society, the aim of the Handbooks is to provide illustrated identification keys to the insects of Britain, together with concise morphological, biological and distributional information. The books are suitable for experienced users. Many out-of-print Handbooks are now available for free download.

Title Code Dates Authors Price
Coleoptera: Clambidae 7011 1966 Johnson 3.00
Checklist: Diptera & Siphonoptera 7053 1976 Kloet & Hincks 6.80
Checklist: Hymenoptera 7052 1978 Fitton et al 11.00
Diptera: Tachinid flies 7042 1993 Belshaw 20.00
Coleoptera: Kateretidae & Nitudulidae: Meligethinae (Pollen beetles) 7014 1996 Kirk-Spriggs 23.00
Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae (Broad-nosed weevils) 7018 1997 Morris 10.40
Checklist: Diptera 7054 1998 Chandler 21.00
True weevils (part 1) Coleoptera: Curculionidae 7019 2002 Morris 16.95
Psocids Psocoptera (Booklice and Barklice) 7001 2006 New 16.50
Fleas (Siphonaptera) 2nd ed. 7116 2007 Whitaker 19.00
The Carabidae (ground beetles) of Britain and Ireland 7402 2007 Luff 19.00
British Lonchaeidae 71015 2008 MacGowan & Rotheray 21.00
True Weevils (part 2) Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Ceutorhynchinae 7517 2008 Morris 21.00
British Scraptiidae 7518 2009 Levey 7.50
The Staphylinidae (rove beetles) of Britain and Ireland (Part 5) 7125 2009 Lott 21.00
Aphids - Aphidinae (Macrosiphini) 7207 2010 Blackman 40.00
Key to adults of the water beetles of Britain and Ireland (Part 1) 7405 2011 Foster & Friday 24.00
The Staphylinidae (rove beetles) of Britain and Ireland (Parts 7 and 8) 7127 2011 Lott & Anderson 49.00
The adult Trichoptera (caddisflies) of Britain and Ireland 7117 2012 Barnard & Ross 29.50
True Weevils (Part III) 75173 2012 Morris 25.00
Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the British Isles 7126 2013 Agassiz, Beavan & Heckford 25.00
Keys to adults of the water beetles of Britain and Ireland (Part 2) 7406 2014 Foster, Bilton & Friday 25.00
Vespoid wasps 7606 2014 Archer 25.50
The Banchine Wasps (Ichneumonidae: Banchinae) of the British Isles 7704 2017 Brock 30.00