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600 Butterflies and Moths in Full Color

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The wonder and beauty of butterflies and moths — including their miraculous transformations — have fascinated nature enthusiasts for thousands of years. Rendered from an exquisitely rare nineteenth-century portfolio, the butterfly hues and shapes that have dazzled humankind for centuries are displayed here with magnificent precision.
This illustrated archive bursts with sixty-one full-color plates of European butterflies and moths of every variety. Revel in the vast ...

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Overview

The wonder and beauty of butterflies and moths — including their miraculous transformations — have fascinated nature enthusiasts for thousands of years. Rendered from an exquisitely rare nineteenth-century portfolio, the butterfly hues and shapes that have dazzled humankind for centuries are displayed here with magnificent precision.
This illustrated archive bursts with sixty-one full-color plates of European butterflies and moths of every variety. Revel in the vast spectrum of intricate markings distinct to such species as the Swallowtail, Monarch, Painted Lady, Red Admiral, and many other fluttering favorites. Details of pupa, eyes, antennae, and the winged insects' favorite plant life also abound, providing enlightening glimpses into the workings of some of nature's most colorful and resplendent creatures. Pure delight for artists, designers, entomologists, and butterfly lovers everywhere!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486461397
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 11/16/2007
  • Series: Dover Pictorial Archive Series
  • Pages: 80
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

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LIST OF PLATES
Arctiidae
Papilionidae
Pieridae
Nymphalidae
Danaidae
Satyridae
Libytheidae; Erycinidae
Lycaenidae; Hesperiidae
Sphingidae
Thyrididae; Sesiidae
Zygaenidae; Syntomidae
Lithosidae; Arctiidae
Liparidae; Notodontidae
Liparidae; Bombycoidae
Cossidae; Cochliopodidae; Hepialidae; Psychidae
Saturnidae
Lasiocampidae
Drepanulidae; Notodontidae
Notodontidae
Cymatophoridae; Acronyctidae
Bombycoidae; Acronyctidae; Orthosidae
Agrotidae
Hadenidae
Orthosidae
Xylinidae
Orthosidae; Cleophanidae; Cucullidae; Heliothidae; Anartidae; Acontidae
Plusidae; Ophiusidae; Toxocampidae
Hadenidae; Ophiusidae; Brephidae
Noctuophalaenidae; Deltoidae; Chloephoridae
Dendrometridae
Phytometridae
Rhopalocera
Bombyces
Noctuae
Nycteolidae
Geometrae
Pyrales; Tortrices
Tineae; Pterophori
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