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The Butterflies of Kenya and Their Natural History

Flora / FaunaOut of Print

By: TB Larsen

500 pages, 64 col plates, figs, tabs, maps

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Dec 1996 | #53076 | ISBN: 019850005X
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Hardback | Dec 1991 | #12387 | ISBN: 0198540116
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About this book

A guide to the 870 butterfly species recorded from Kenya. All the adult butterflies are illustrated on colour plates, supplemented by drawings of the early stages for some of the species. Introductory chapters cover butterfly biology, ecology, and behaviour in the Kenyan context, followed by detailed species accounts which cover appearance, field characters, Kenyan and African distribution, subspecies, habits, larval food plants, and additional life history information when known.

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