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The Butterflies of Costa Rica and their Natural History, Volume 1: Papilionidae, Pieridae, Nymphalidae

Flora / FaunaOut of Print

Series: The Butterflies of Costa Rica and their Natural History Volume: 1

By: PJ DeVries

327 pages, Col plates, b/w photos, illus, figs maps

Princeton University Press

Paperback | Dec 1987 | #1726 | ISBN: 0691024030
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Hardback | Dec 1987 | #1366 | ISBN: 0691084203
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About this book

Provides the first comprehensive coverage of these three families in Costa Rica, covering 560 species. A fine guide and reference.

DeVries has written an extremely important work, possibly the best field guide available for any group of Neotropical organisms. It sets a new standard for butterfly guides. Journal of the New York Entomological Society A fascinating and scholarly field guide of great value to collectors, naturalists, and professional biologists. American Scientist DeVries' The Butterflies of Costa Rica is the most important book on tropical American butterflies to appear in the last 30 years. It is a significant scientific accomplishment and is a beautifully designed and produced book. Association for Tropical Biology

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