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date: 16 October 2019

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This chapter, which focuses on the analysis of insect (more correctly arthropod) remains in wetland archaeological contexts, briefly describes the methodology for subfossil insect analysis and the factors affecting the identification of insect material. It discusses archaeoentomological research in peatlands, crannogs, floodplain environments, and estuarine and coastal deposits, concluding with some future directions for insect analysis in wetland archaeology.

Keywords: arthropods, wetland research, peatlands, crannogs, floodplain environments, coastal deposits

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