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The Butterflies (Lepidoptera, Papilionoidea) of Eastern Turan, Tarbagatai, Saur and South-Western Altai, Volume 2: Danaidae, Nymphalidae, Lycaenidae [English / Russian]

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Series: The Butterflies (Lepidoptera, Papilionoidea) of Eastern Turan, Tarbagatai, Saur and South-Western Altai Volume: 2

By: Sergei A Toropov(Author), Alexander B Zhdanko(Author)

425 pages, 1383 colour photos, colour distribution maps


Hardback | Sep 2015 | #225932 | ISBN-13: 9789967456679
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £120.00 $158/€136 approx

About this book

Language: Bilingual in English and Russian

The second volume of this series combines characters of a scientific work and photo album and may be used as an illustrated guide to butterflies of the superfamily Papilionoidea in Eastern Turan, Tarbagatai, Saur and South-Western Altai. This book includes 145 accounts in Russian and English of representatives of the families of Danaidae, Nymphalidae, and Lycaenidae. Data on type locality, general area of distribution, typical habitats, pre-imaginal stages and life-history are presented in each account, of which text is illustrated with colour photographs of collection specimens, butterflies in a natural setting, pre-imaginal stages, food-plants and typical biotopes. Distribution of subspecies is given in the distribution map for each species.

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