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The Butterfly Handbook: The Definitive Reference for Every Enthusiast (Quarto Book)

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The Butterfly Handbook, with its easy-reference format and beautiful illustrations, is an essential resource for anyone interested in the fascinating world of butterflies. It covers all major butterfly groups and is organized according to the most up-to-date and internationally recognized classification system

Each of the 700 species is illustrated with a full-color close-up picture showing its vibrant colors and intricate patterns

Key characteristics are covered for each genus, including habitat, life cycle, and migration season

Each photo comes with an at-a-glance guide that gives the species’ size, area of origin, and conservation status

Practical tips will help you locate, identify, and study butterflies in their natural habitats

Doctors Lee and Jacqueline Miller are among the world’s leading authorities on butterflies. As curator and associate curator respectively of the Allyn Museum of Entomology (part of the Florida Museum of Natural History), they are devoted to the understanding of butterflies and the advancement of research into the butterfly world.

Synopsis:

This magnificently illustrated volume does double-duty as a field guide and a handsome reference volume. It shows more than 500 butterfly species and instructs nature lovers on how to identify each of them. Organized into the major butterfly family groups, the book's easy-reference format points out the key characteristics that identify each butterfly type, and describes its habitat, life cycle, and migration season. Every entry is presented with an at-a-glance guide to the butterfly's size, location of origin, and conservation status. A detailed color photo of each specimen clearly shows its unique, intricate markings. Nature lovers and butterfly collectors will find practical tips for locating and studying these beautiful and fragile insects in the wild. More than 500 magnificent color photos and reliable descriptive text combine to make this a must-own reference guide for butterfly enthusiasts everywhere.

About the Author

Doctors Lee and Jacqueline Miller are among the world’s leading authorities on butterflies. As curator and associate curator respectively of the Allyn Museum of Entomology (part of the Florida Museum of Natural History), they are devoted to the understanding of butterflies and the advancement of research into the butterfly world.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764157141
Subtitle:
The Definitive Reference for Every Enthusiast
Editor:
Anna
Author:
Miller, Jacqueline Y.
Author:
Miller, Lee D.
Author:
Miller, Dr. Jacqueline
Author:
Miller, Dr. Lee
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Butterflies
Subject:
Butterflies & Moths
Copyright:
Series:
Quarto Book
Publication Date:
20040315
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
500, Full-Color Illustrations
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5.75 in

Related Subjects

Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Insects » Entomology

The Butterfly Handbook: The Definitive Reference for Every Enthusiast (Quarto Book)
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Product details 256 pages Barron's Educational Series - English 9780764157141 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This magnificently illustrated volume does double-duty as a field guide and a handsome reference volume. It shows more than 500 butterfly species and instructs nature lovers on how to identify each of them. Organized into the major butterfly family groups, the book's easy-reference format points out the key characteristics that identify each butterfly type, and describes its habitat, life cycle, and migration season. Every entry is presented with an at-a-glance guide to the butterfly's size, location of origin, and conservation status. A detailed color photo of each specimen clearly shows its unique, intricate markings. Nature lovers and butterfly collectors will find practical tips for locating and studying these beautiful and fragile insects in the wild. More than 500 magnificent color photos and reliable descriptive text combine to make this a must-own reference guide for butterfly enthusiasts everywhere.
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