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The world of butterflies

Michael Dickens

The world of butterflies

by Michael Dickens

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Published by Osprey Publishing in Reading .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Butterflies -- Identification.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtext by Michael Dickens; photographs by Eric Storey.
    ContributionsStorey, Eric, illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL542 .D5 1972
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p.
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5450263M
    ISBN 100850450861
    LC Control Number73152267
    OCLC/WorldCa622834

    The term Lepidoptera has been invented by Linnaeus in and is derived from the Ancient Greek words for lepido (scale) and ptera (wings). It is one of the most widespread insect orders of the world. Its species are characterized by their two pairs of membranous wings that are covered with flattened hairs (scales) - except a few genera of wingless moths - large compound eyes, one eyespot. Butterflies of the World, by distinguished lepidopterists Saverio Forestiero and Valerio Sbordoni, answers these questions and many more. It is the most comprehensive volume on the subject. Not simply a listing of species by illustrations, this book offers a fresh approach.

    The Butterfly book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Since the Tall Boots--the Nazis--have marched into Monique's small F /5. Get this from a library! The world of butterflies & moths. [Umberto Parenti] -- Text and more than color photographs describe the physical characteristics, life cycles, and behavior of many types of butterflies and moths.

    Start your review of The Big Bug Book: Discover the Amazing World of Beetles, Bugs, Butterflies, Moths, Insects and Spiders Write a review Elizabeth Carter rated it it was amazing/5.   A charming but slightly scattershot meditation on butterflies and the people who love them. Radio journalist Laufer (Mission Rejected: U.S. Soldiers Who Say No to Iraq, , etc.), who usually covers grimmer topics like the Iraq war and the immigration debate, turned to this subject on a on a nationally televised reading what he would write about next, he joked that his next book.


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This huge book, about the size of an A4 page and about an inch thick, is jam-packed with over colour photographs of beautiful butterflies from around the world.

It contains over glossy, colour pages (plates) of butterflies, organised by continent of origin and latin name, and another hundred pages with information on each by: A World Of Butterflies Hardcover – May 5, by Kjell Sandved (Author), Brian Cassie (Author)Cited by: 3.

Butterflies of the World, by distinguished lepidopterists Saverio Forestiero and Valerio Sbordoni, answers these questions and many more. It is the most comprehensive volume on the subject. Not simply a listing of species by illustrations, this book offers a fresh by: 6. "The Dangerous World of Butterflies: the Startling Subculture of Criminals, Collectors, and Conservationists by Peter Laufer is an eye-opening peek into the world of butterfly collecting.

From true crime to heated debates between butterfly conservationists and butterfly farmers, this book reads like a novel." --Pittsburgh Post-GazetteCited by: 5.

Butterflies of the World introduces different types of butterflies and moths through a range of interactive activities and stickers.

This activity book will keep children entertained for hours through fun activities, such as sticking on the missing wing of a comet moth or coloring in the wings of a Large Blue s: 4. In the book’s opening chapters, Hoskins describes the evolution, anatomy, lifecycle, ecology, and taxonomy of the world’s butterflies.

The second half of the book offers comprehensive coverage of every butterfly family, along with fascinating accounts of butterfly behavior. This wonderfully illustrated book is essentially a photographic guide to the butterflies of the world.

It will cover 1, species from every corner of the globe, encompassing all key families and species, including the likes of monarchs, birdwings, swordtails, morphos, glasswings, and so on/5(17).

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The book is divided into chapters of butterflies/moths of Africa, then Europe, the Americas, and Asia and the South Sea Islands. The last chapter is devoted to unusual butterflies and moths. There are approximately pages in this book of photos and interesting information on the butterflies and moths.

Although I am not quite the butterfly/moth enthusiast that my daughter is, it is a very nice book/5(5). Butterflies are one of the worlds most beloved insects. From butterfly gardens to zoo exhibitions, they are one of the In this fascinating book from the New York Times bestselling author of The Horse, Wendy Williams explores the lives of one of the world’s most resilient creatures—the butterfly—shedding light on the role that they play in our ecosystem and in our human s: 0.

A World Of Butterflies book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Butterfly enthusiasts will delight in the vivid images fr /5. Butterflies are among the planet's most majestic creatures, their delicate forms sprinkled with brilliant color and rich with texture.

More thankinds of butterfly and caterpillar have been spotted around the world-that's one in every ten insects/5. from the chapter: Whimsy Other channel = jmsimpson A net is not needed to capture the butterflies and moths flitting around on the pages of this book.

The My Nature Sticker Activity Books contain 20 pages of colorful illustrations waiting for the correct stickers to complete the image/5. The author of 1, Butterflies: An Illustrated Guide to the World’s Most Beautiful Butterflies, he organizes and leads butterfly-watching tours.

Editorial Reviews "This book is one of those rare delights, a coffee table book full of readily digestible information, far more than anyone could consume at a : Johns Hopkins University Press.

Rick Mikula, author of The Family Butterfly Book, is known as the grandfather of butterfly owns Hole-in-Hand Butterfly Farm and serves as a habitat consultant for numerous museums, zoos, aviaries, universities, and parks, including Dolly Parton’s Butterfly Emporium at Dollywood and the Hershey Gardens Butterfly : Rick Mikula.

The bulk of the book comprises of chapters providing comprehensive coverage of each of the world's 7 butterfly families, from the spectacular swallowtails, apollos, morphos and birdwings to the satyrs, whites, metalmarks, hairstreaks, skippers and hedylids. And every day, thousands of books sell and thousands more are added from booksellers all over the world.

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[David Saintsing; Oxford Scientific Films.] -- Simple text and photographs depict butterflies feeding, breeding, and defending themselves in their natural habitats. Get this from a library! Butterflies of the world. [Valerio Sbordoni; Saverio Forestiero] -- Places members within their specific eco-systems, and explains how all the elements - flora and fauna, climate, altitude, predators, migratory habits - identify a species and explain its evolution.COVID Resources.

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