Edited By: Chou Io
852 pages, 300 colour plates
Language: Chinese with scientific nomenclature and English "about the editor"
A major work on the Chinese Lepidoptera. Following an introduction, it describes 1853 subspecies and 1233 species of Chinese Rhopalocera in 368 genera, including 41 species and 43 species new to science. Preliminary chapters cover the research history of Chinese butterflies, their systematics position, structure, scales and wing colouration patterns, biology, distribution, nomenclature and taxonomic methods, and family classification, including a key to the families, which are listed systematically. The species and subspecies are then described and illustrated in colour. A synopsis of new taxa is given (in English). Post compilation notes and indexes of Chinese and scientific names are also included. The two volumes come in a slipcase.
There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!
Your orders support book donation projects
EXCELLENT SERVICE FROM NHBS. I will continue to choose them wherever possible for future purchases. Good service deserves to be rewarded.
Search and browse over 110,000 wildlife and science products
Multi-currency. Secure worldwide shipping
Wildlife, science and conservation since 1985