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The Book of Indian Butterflies

Field / Identification Guide

By: Isaac Kehimkar

520 pages, 500 colour photographs and colour plates

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Sep 2008 | #176590 | ISBN-13: 9780195696202
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NHBS Price: £54.00 $66/€61 approx

About this book

&i;The Book of Indian Butterflies &o;describes 734 species of butterflies that commonly occur in the Indian subcontinent. Most descriptions are illustrated with colour images of specimens from the Bombay Natural History Society's collection as well as with colour photographs of butterflies from across the country in their natural habitats. The book also includes colour photographs showing the life history of different butterfly groups and their adaptation techniques.

Besides highlighting the rich biodiversity of India's butterfly fauna, this book is a highly enjoyable guide for nature lovers. Isaac Kehimkar discusses the biology and identification of butterflies, as well as butterfly watching, photography, and rearing. Written by an expert in the field, The Book of Indian Butterflies is a comprehensive and updated guide to India's butterflies.

Co-published by the Bombay Natural History Society.

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