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Butterflies of India

Field / Identification Guide

By: Arun Pratap Singh

184 pages, 650 col photos

Vedams Books International

Paperback | Dec 2011 | #189916 | ISBN-13: 9789380069609
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NHBS Price: £43.99 $54/€49 approx

About this book

Contains over 650 colour photographs of 255 species of butterflies found across the different sub-regions of India. The book features relative abundance status, distribution, seasonality, identification characters, the larval food plants of each species of butterfly and more details.


1. Introduction.
2. Importance of butterflies.
3. Distribution of butterflies in India.
4. Habits of butterflies.
5. Wing morphology.
6. Classification of butterflies.
7. Species account:
i. Papilionidae.
ii. Pieridae.
iii. Lycaenidae.
iv. Nymphalidae.
v. Hesperiidae.
Index of common names.
Index of scientific names.

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