500 Butterflies

500 Butterflies

Butterflies From Around the World

Book - 2016
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This handsome, well-illustrated guide features 514 butterflies from all continents, most of them photographed in their natural environment, sometimes with their caterpillars. Sales of 15,000 copies in hardcover is proof of its value.

The butterflies are organized by genus, species and subspecies, and described in authoritative text including personal observations in the wild. Each entry is cross-referenced to the index and glossary.

The description of each butterfly includes detailed information on:

Natural history Habitat and distribution Form Behavior Food and feeding Species variations and taxonomy Reproduction Survival.

This beautiful book is a joy for the pictures alone, and it is also very informative and reveals the author's passion for this subject. This is a concise and attractive introduction to these fascinating insects and a useful resource for butterfly enthusiasts and naturalists of all ages.

Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ontario :, Firefly Books Ltd.,, 2016
ISBN: 9781770857124
Branch Call Number: 595.789 Pre
Characteristics: 528 pages : illustrations (chiefly color)


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Oct 06, 2017

There can be no denying the delicate and often radiant beauty of butterflies.

This informative and well-presented nature-book looks closely at 500 species of butterflies from all around the globe, on every continent.

Colourfully illustrated - It's an educational read for all ages.

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