The Palearctic region is a natural zoogeographic region that includes Europe, Africa north of the Sahara desert, most of the Middle East, Central Asia from the Himalayas to the Arctic Ocean and east to Korea and Japan. This guide covers all the species occuring in this region providing the essential diagnostic characters for every Family, Subfamily, Tribe, Subtribe and Genus. It also covers taxonomy of the species, variation, and distribution.
The second edition has been revised with many new photos and new systematic arrangements. Includes genera Delias, Aporia, Mesapia, Baltia, Pontia, Belenois, Talbotia.