British Entomological and Natural History Society

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The British Entomological and Natural History Society or BENHS is a British entomological society. It is based at Dinton Pastures Country Park in Reading.

History[edit]

BENHS was founded in 1872 as the South London Entomological and Natural History Society.

Publications[edit]

BENHS publishes a quarterly journal, the British Journal of Entomology and Natural History (ISSN 0952-7583), Formally Proceedings and Transactions of the British Entomological and Natural History Society, and Proceedings and Transactions of the South London Entomological and Natural History Society.

BENHS has published a number of books. Among the most well-known are two illustrated identification guides to British flies:

Another title published by BENHS was New British Beetles - species not in Joy's practical handbook by Peter J. Hodge and Richard A. Jones, a companion volume to Norman H. Joy's A Practical Handbook of British Beetles.

Affiliated societies[edit]

The following groups are affiliated to BENHS:

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