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This guide presents exclusively Butterflies of Europe and neighbouring regions
(including North Africa). They cover the families Papilionidae, Hesperiidae, Pieridae,
Lycaenidae, Riodinidae and Nymphalidae (now incorporating the Satyrinae). Some
species from regions further afield are also featured to help give a good overview of the
More than 800 species are illustrated and given an exact description. Special focus is
given to the often abundant variations (as subspecies and individual forms), and to their
biology (food plants, biotopes where they live and develop, as well as their usual flighttime).
The status of several species or subspecies has been revised. A new species is also
Photos of genitalia of both sexes are shown to ease identification of species that are
otherwise difficult to distinguish (especially when specimens are in poor condition).
Distribution maps are provided for most of the species covered.
A concise comprehensive field guide!
Size : 13 x 20,5 cm
655 colour plates
Price: 98 euros