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Butterflies and Moths
     

Butterflies and Moths

by Michael Chinery, Liz Bourne (Designed by), Jean Hosking (Photographer), David Hosking (Photographer)
 

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This title combines both photographs and artwork to give a practical identification guide to over 240 species of British butterfies and moths. Its handy size means that you will never set out without it.
There are over 160,000 known species of butterflies and moths and there are over 5000 species in Europe, mostly small and inconspicuous moths. This is an

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This title combines both photographs and artwork to give a practical identification guide to over 240 species of British butterfies and moths. Its handy size means that you will never set out without it.
There are over 160,000 known species of butterflies and moths and there are over 5000 species in Europe, mostly small and inconspicuous moths. This is an introduction to 240 of the most commonly found species within the British Isles. Each entry includes: identifying illustrations of the butterfly or moth and details of distinguishing features which can help with identification; information on size, habitat, geographical range and months when the butterfly or moth can be spotted; the names of similar species with which the butterfly or moth could be confused; and the details of the differences between them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780007126521
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Series:
Collins Gem Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
3.15(w) x 4.72(h) x (d)

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