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The Development and Evolution of Butterfly Wing Patterns

Series: Smithsonian Series in Comparative Evolutionary Biology

By: HF Nijhout

336 pages, 163 b/w illus, 12 col illus.

Smithsonian Books

Paperback | Aug 1991 | #12086 | ISBN: 0874749174
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Hardback | Dec 1991 | #12084 | ISBN: 0874749212
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Integrates the results of state-of-the-art research to show that the enormous diversity of natural patterns in the world's butterfly species arises largely from quantitative variations in a small set of generating rules involving size, shape, position and colour.

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