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Costa Rica Butterflies & Moths: An Introduction to Familiar Species (Pocket Naturalist)by James Kavanagh
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Costa Rica's beautiful beaches and unique natural settings - from lush jungle to volcanic landscapes - offer some of the most spectacular nature viewing on the planet. This tiny country - about the same size as the state of West Virginia - is the home to hundreds of butterflies and moths.
Butterflies and moths belong to the second largest order of insects with approximately 170,000 species worldwide.
Learn the key markings of some of Costa Rica's more visible species of butterflies and moths, and their favorite food sources.
The laminated Pocket Guides are unique and appealing reference tools that offer exceptional value and utility.
- Affordable price
- Map-sized when folded, the page-like panels make the guides easy to carry and use outdoors;
- Each nature guide has full color illustrations and highlights the most easily distinguished markings or behaviors of species to aid novices in nature identification.
Costa Rica Butterflies and Moths introduces more than 70 species of butterflies and moths. This richly illustrated and detailed guide is printed on durable material and folds for easy handling. This unique portable reference is an essential resource for the nature enthusiast.
With one of the highest biodiversities in the world, Costa Rica has about 1,251 species of butterflies and at least 8,000 species of moths. Visitors to this eco-friendly destination will recognize the unique beauty of Costa Rica Butterflies and Moths. Detailed illustrations help to identify over 70 familiar species of butterflies and moths. Durable, lightweight and made to fit comfortably in your pocket, this guide is the perfect nature travel companion.
This copiously illustrated guide discusses 70 species of butterflies and moths indigenous to Costa Rica, including the iridescent blue morpho. Laminated for durability, this handy pamphlet is a great source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike.
About the Author
James Kavanagh is the author of more than 300 pocket guides on nature, science, travel, and languages. He lives in Phoenix, Arizona.
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