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.