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Saturniidae of the World: Their Life Stages from the Eggs to the Adults

By: Rudolf Lampe

368 pages, 3000 col photos on 336 plates

Verlag Friedrich Pfeil

Hardback | Mar 2010 | #174736 | ISBN-13: 9783899370843
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NHBS Price: £61.99 $79/€74 approx

About this book

Language: Bilingual in English and German

There are about 1,400 species world-wide in the moth family Saturniidae. For over thirty years, the author has been studying more than three hundred of them. Furthermore, he has professionally photographed the stages of development from the egg, through the larval stages and pupation, to the adult moth. The result is a unique documentation of the metamorphosis of these fascinating animals. With 2,949 illustrations, the author unfolds to us the unexpected variety and beauty of Saturniid larvae.


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