by Adrian Hoskins
|Format:||Hardback with jacket|
|Page Extent:||350 pages|
|Book Size:||232 x 211 x 12 mm (Height x Width x Depth)|
A lavishly illustrated book covering the butterflies of the world, with informative text written by an expert author who has spent many years
watching and studying lepidoptera around the world. Opening chapters cover the evolution, anatomy, lifecycle, ecology and taxonomy of the world s butterflies. The bulk of the book comprises chapters offering comprehensive coverage of each of the world s butterfly families, from the spectacular swallowtails, apollos, morphos and birdwings through to the cryptic browns, whites, skippers and hairstreaks. The pages are illustrated with hundreds of stunning colour photographs showing more than 350 images taken, mainly by the author, from locations
around the world.