A Naturalist’s Guide to the Butterflies of the Philippines is an introductory photographic guide to 289 butterfly species commonly seen in the Philippines. High-quality photographs from the Philippines’ top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, wing size, larval foodplant, distribution and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers species and subspecies, butterfly observation, areas to visit, some butterfly facts, identification and taxonomy, and a glossary. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the butterflies of the Philippines with their current global status and endemicity.
Jade Aster T. Badon is an Instructor at the Biology Department, Silliman University, Philippines. He holds an MSc and PhD in Entomology and Nematology from the University of Florida, USA. He has published papers on Southeast Asian Lepidoptera and is also the President of the Philippine Lepidoptera Butterflies and Moths, Inc. (PhiLep).