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The Butterflies of West Africa (2-Volume Set)

The most in-depth treatment of any region's butterfly fauna in tropical Africa

By: Torben B Larsen

865 pages, 125 plates with 3800 colour photos

Apollo Books

Hardback | Dec 2005 | #150051 | ISBN: 8788757439
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £172.00 $210/€193 approx

About this book

This book summarises the state of knowledge on West African butterflies. Contains up-to-date taxonomy and nomenclature for the almost 1,500 species and numerous sub-species found in this diverse region. Butterflies of West Africa covers the fifteen countries between Senegal and Nigeria, from the tropical rainforests to the edge of the Sahara desert: Mauritania, The Gambia, Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria and Niger. This is the most in-depth treatment of butterfly species for these countries - a major achievement.

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