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Guide Ecologique des Papillons du Limousin: Lépidoptères Rhopalocères [Ecological Guide to the Butterflies of Limousin: Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera]

Field / Identification GuideIdentification Key

By: Sylvain Delmas(Author), Pascal Deschamps(Author), Jean-Marie Sibert(Author), Laurent Chabrol(Author), Rodolphe Rougerie(Author), Marc Meyer(Preface By)

416 pages, 25 plates with colour photos; 570+ colour & 130+ b/w photos, 28 b/w line drawings, colour distribution maps

Societe Entomologique du Limousin (SEL)

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #117707 | ISBN: 2911349377
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £24.99 $33/€28 approx

About this book

Language: French with English, German, Dutch and scientific species names

Limousin is a former administrative region of central France. This book is a reference guide to discover and identify the butterflies of Limousin, featuring:
- More than 570 color photographs.
- More than 130 black and white photographs.
- A visual key for identification.
- 118 original monographs with distribution maps.
- 25 plates with males and females for each species.
- 28 drawings of genitalia including several originals.

A simple text describes the biology of butterflies, specifies the peculiarities of each species, describes the different entomological techniques, indicates the management methods of the environments best adapted to the maintenance of biodiversity and allows the identification of all the butterflies of Limousin with the help of illustrations. Foreign (German, English, Dutch) vernacular names are given in an appendix, and host plant names of caterpillars are given for each species.

Summary in French:
Un guide de référence pour découvrir et identifier les « Papillons de jour » du Limousin.
- Plus de 570 photographies en couleurs.
- Plus de 130 photographies en noir et blanc.
- Une clé visuelle d”identification originale.
- 118 monographies originales avec carte de répartition.
- 25 planches avec mâle et femelle pour chaque espèce.
- 28 dessins de genitalia dont plusieurs originaux.

Un texte simple décrit la biologie des Papillons, précise les particularités de chaque espèce, décrit les difiérentes techniques entomologiques, indique les modes de gestion des milieux les mieux adaptés au maintien de la biodiversite' et permet l'identification de tous les Papillons du Limousin à l'aide d 'une importante illustration. Les noms vernaculaires étrangers (allemands, anglais, néerlandais) et les noms des plantes-hôtes des chenilles sont donnés pour chaque espèce.

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