British Entomological and Natural History Society
or BENHS is a British entomological society. It is based at
Country Park in Reading.
BENHS was founded in 1872 as the South London Entomological and
Natural History Society.
BENHS publishes a quarterly journal, the British
Journal of Entomology and Natural History
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
, a companion volume to
Norman H. Joy
's A Practical Handbook of
The following groups are affiliated to BENHS: