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Collins Butterfly Guide The Most Complete Field Guide to the Butterflies of Britain and Europe

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By: Tom Tolman(Author), Richard Lewington(Illustrator)
384 pages, 2000 colour illustrations, colour distribution maps
Publisher: HarperCollins
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  • Collins Butterfly Guide ISBN: 9780007279777 Edition: 3 Paperback Apr 2009 In stock
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The classic guide to the butterflies of Britain and Europe enters its third edition as part of the authoritative Collins Guide series. This comprehensive guide describes and illustrates about 440 species, depicting both males and females and – where there is significant variation – subspecies. Distribution maps accompany every widespread species, and the text covers all taxonomic nomenclature, distributions, flight periods, variations, habitats, behaviour, life cycles and conservation. An ideal field guide for butterfly enthusiasts and naturalists alike. Covers all of Europe, a small part of western Turkey, and the northern parts of Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia. It excludes Cyprus.

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Richard Lewington is the world's leading butterfly illustrator. He has illustrated numerous books, including How to Identify Butterflies.

Field / Identification Guide SPECIAL OFFER
By: Tom Tolman(Author), Richard Lewington(Illustrator)
384 pages, 2000 colour illustrations, colour distribution maps
Publisher: HarperCollins
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"Richard Lewington's illustrations are magnificent [...] Tom Tolman's text is excellent too"
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"The identification plates are without equal in any modern field guide to butterflies"
– P. J. de Vries, Centre for Biodiversity Studies Milwaukee Public Museum

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