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Common Butterflies of India

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

By: T Gay, JC Punetha and ID Kehimkar

68 pages, 72 col photos, b/w photos & illus

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Dec 1993 | #21270 | ISBN: 0195631641
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About this book

This book introduces the reader to Indian butterflies, their habits and peculiarities, and the significant relationship with plants during their development.


Contents

Introduction; 1. Butterfly Species; 2. Swallowtales - The Papilios; 3. Whites and Yellows - The Pierids; 4. Blues - The Lycaenids; 5. Milkweek Butterflies - The Daniads; 6. Browns - The Satyrids; 7. Brush-footed Butterflies - The Nymphalids; 8. Skippers - The Hesperiids; 9. Table: Preferred larval foodplants; 10. Variation; 11. Protective Adaptations; 12. Mimicry; 13. Butterfly Migration; 14. 'Butterflying'; 15. How and Where to Watch Butterflies; 16. Gardening for Butterflies; 17. Rearing Caterpillars; 18. Photographing Butterflies; 19. Butterflies and Conservation; Glossary; Index; Plates

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