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The Natural History of Burnet Moths (Zygaena Fabricius, 1775) (Lepidoptera: Zygaenidae), Part 1

Monograph

Series: Proceedings of the Museum Witt Volume: 6/1

By: Axel F Hofmann(Author), W Gerald Tremewan(Author), Roger LH Dennis(Foreword By)

630 pages, 4663 colour & b/w photos, colour & b/w illustrations, and colour distribution maps

Museum Witt

Hardback | May 2017 | #236103 | ISBN-13: 9783940732323
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NHBS Price: £190.00 $256/€218 approx

About this book

Volume 1 contains a general section and introductory chapters to historical observations on the biology of burnet moths (Zygaena F.) with detailed remarks on Afrotropical and Oriental Zygaeninae. The descriptive text of the life history of each species is richly illustrated with colour figures of batches of ova, fully-grown larvae, pupae and cocoons, and adult moths, all reproduced from photographs of living individuals. The sections on zoogeography, ethology and ecology include colour photos of the many habitats of burnet moths, taken on expeditions to various parts of the Palaearctic region.


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