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Mariposas de Costa Rica / Butterflies and Moths of Costa Rica

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By: Isidro Chacon and Jose Montero

624 pages, Colour photos, b&w illus

INBio: the Costa Rican Biodiversity Institute

Paperback | Apr 2007 | #167959 | ISBN-13: 9789968927239
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About this book

Language: Bilingual in English and Spanish

This book introduces the reader to the various aspects about the anatomy and physiology of each life cycle stage of butterflies and moths. It includes a description of 32 families out of all 73 families that live in Costa Rica, with data about their taxonomy, diversity, distribution and natural history, as well as their corresponding subfamilies. At the end of the book is a chapter with observations and recommendations for collecting lepidopterans for scientific purposes.

The book is illustrated with nearly 2,000 full-colour photos of 1,170 species, and black and white drawings on morphological aspects.


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