BUTTERFLIES OF BRITAIN AND EUROPE: A Photographic Guide


BUTTERFLIES OF BRITAIN AND EUROPE: A Photographic Guide

TARI HAAHTELA ET AL    Book Number: 89851    Product format: Paperback

Second and latest edition of this quality heavyweight handbook, packed with hundreds of colour photographs and beautiful photography, this is the definitive guide to all 472 species of European butterflies. There is additional information on another 64 species found in Northern Africa and south and west Turkey. Views include both the upper wing and underwing where possible, allowing identification of adult butterflies in the field. There is information on their relative size, similar species, habitat, lifestyle and larval host plants, accompanied by accurate range maps which have been updated for this new edition. In stunning close up detail we can admire the artistic colourations, spots and designs of the great banded grayling with its ups sooty brown or black with a broad white postdiscal band on both wings, the large ringlet with its small eye-spots, the velvety black and bluish or chestnut brown southern white admirals, the almost Art Deco stained glass window and silver spots of the fritillaries, the iridescent colourings and stunning reds of the Balkan copper. With index of common names, literature and butterflies on the internet, 400pp dripping with colour and slightly plasticised jacket for use in the field and colour coordinated pages for regions.
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ISBN 9781472960535
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