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This spectacular new edition of Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa is the only guide to cover all 671 butterfly species that occur in South Africa. Fully revised and expanded, it includes notes on size, identification, habitat, flight periods and larval food sources, plus notes on mimicry, plus accurate maps. More than 2,000 photographs fully showcase the region's diverse butterfly fauna, with full-colour images of male and female forms (where different) and of upper- and undersides (where possible) on pages facing the species entries, for easy reference. Designed for easy identification and optimal use in the field, Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa is an invaluable resource for any visiting naturalist or tourist to the country.
British-born Steve Woodhall is an amateur butterfly enthusiast and photographer who has lived in South Africa for 40 years. His interest in butterflies began at the age of five and soon developed into a passion for watching, collecting and photographing them. He is past President of the Lepidopterists' Society of Africa, and has authored, contributed to and edited several books, including A Practical Guide to Butterflies and Moths for the Lepidopterists' Society of Africa and the popular Pocket Guide to Butterflies of South Africa (Struik Nature). When not up to his neck in mud and thorns looking for butterflies, Steve is the local Technical Manager for a multinational whose sustainability focus is close to his heart.