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Field Guides & Natural History  Insects & other Invertebrates  Insects  Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)

Guide Delachaux des Papillons de France [Guide to the Butteflies of France]

Field / Identification Guide
By: Tom Tolman(Author), Richard Lewington(Illustrator), Patrice Leraut(Translated by)
224 pages, 1000+ colour illustrations
Guide Delachaux des Papillons de France [Guide to the Butteflies of France]
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  • Guide Delachaux des Papillons de France [Guide to the Butteflies of France] ISBN: 9782603021378 Hardback May 2015 Usually dispatched within 1 week
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Language: French

This guide presents the 250 most common and most remarkable butterfly species in France. A fact sheet indicates, for each species, its distribution, description, its variations, its flight periods, habitat, biology, behavior and its protection status.

Each species is illustrated with many color drawings of great precision, drawn by one of the best specialists in the field, Richard Lewington. For each species both top and bottom, front, back, male and female, first and second generation, and possibly subspecies and varieties are drawn. Drawings are annotated with remarks for easy identification.

Identification plates of the large families complete the work to make this an easily accessible guide to learning more about the butterflies of France.
- 250 species described and illustrated.
- 1000 beautiful colour illustrations of a very high accuracy.
- THE guide for lovers of butterflies.

Summary in French:
Ce guide présente 250 espèces de papillons diurnes de France, parmi les plus communs ou les plus remarquables. Une fiche descriptive indique, pour chaque espèce, sa répartition, sa description, ses variations, ses périodes de vol, son habitat, sa biologie, son comportement et son statut de protection.

Chaque espèce est illustrée de plusieurs dessins en couleurs d’une grande précision, réalisés par l’un des meilleurs spécialistes en la matière. Les espèces sont présentées de dessus et de dessous, recto, verso, mâle et femelle, première et deuxième génération, éventuellement sous-espèce et variétés. L’ensemble est annoté de remarques permettant de faciliter l’identification.

Des planches d’identification des grandes familles complètent l’ouvrage pour en faire un guide des papillons de France didactique et facilement accessible.
- 250 espèces décrites et illustrées.
- 1 000 planches de couleurs magnifiques et d’une très grande précision.
- LE guide pour les passionnés de papillons.

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Field / Identification Guide
By: Tom Tolman(Author), Richard Lewington(Illustrator), Patrice Leraut(Translated by)
224 pages, 1000+ colour illustrations
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