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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, but note that some images featured may be governed by their own copyright and may not be available for reuse; the origin of anything other than our own work is given along with the caption in particular cases and this page should be consulted for various permissions etc.

Many excellent images have been very kindly provided by the following people:

Lech Borowiec -

Udo Schmidt -

Dave Hodges -

Mark Telfer -

Arved Lompe -

Michal Horsák -

Malcolm Storey -

Trever Pendleton -

Christoph Benisch -​

Additionally, several of our images have been used from the excellent Galerie du Monde des insectes website, as well as the Natural History Museum data portal.

Keys to the majority of British Beetles are provided by Mike Hackston, and some are featured on this site.

Thanks as well to Libor Klima for providing many specimens for photography on the site.

Thanks are also due to long-suffering friends and family who have endured much extraordinarily unsociable behaviour on our part due to the construction of this site.

Lastly, warm regards are extended to all our beetling friends, home and abroad, for interesting comments, anecdotes and field work etc. Cheers Spider.

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