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Coleoptera (Beetles)




Articles on any interesting beetles found.










forsters-furry-blue-polyommatus-agrodaietus-fulgens-ainsaeNatural History of the Picos de Europa and Páramos of northern Castile

A two-base holiday observing the fabulous mid-summer diversity of birds, butterflies & moths, dragonflies & wildflowers of northern Spain. Led by Teresa Farino.  

4th - 13th of July, 2017

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Summer Beetles

Two colourful Coleoptera caught my attention this summer. The first was found in July in our yard, sadly demised but still eye-catchingly blue. The photos don't do it justice but were enough to corroborate Teresa's suspicion that it was

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Flora and Fauna of the Picos de Europa
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Over the past 25 years, Teresa Farino has compiled a report (more than 100 A4 pages) that includes lists of all the mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies, dragonflies, beetles, grasshoppers & crickets and vascular plants ever recorded the Picos de Europa, plus summaries of each of these groups and an eight-page introduction to the natural history of these mountains. If you would like to purchase a copy, the price is 17.50€, excluding postage and packaging; alternatively, a copyrighted PDF document sent by email costs 11.50€. Click on the image to contact Teresa for further details or to place your order.


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