By Michael F Braby
Written by means of one in every of Australia's major lepidopterists, it's stunningly illustrated with color photos of every of the 416 at present pointed out species. there's additionally a distribution map for every species at the Australian mainland.
It covers the 5 significant kinfolk teams: Hesperiidae, Paplionidae, Pieridae, Nymphalidae and Lycaenidae, in addition to the family members Riodinidae, which has yet a unmarried species in Australia.
The creation covers grownup constitution, type, distribution and habitats, and existence cycle and behavior. this can be through debts of every of the 416 species, giving universal identify, clinical identify, and different names (if any), in addition to information of behaviour, habitat, prestige, and larval meals crops. Accompanying every one species is a distribution map, and images of the upperside and underside of either female and male specimens.
The publication additionally encompasses a list of all species, a listing of entomological contacts, a thesaurus, a bibliography, an index of universal names and an index of medical names.
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