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The Common Names of North American Butterflies
     

The Common Names of North American Butterflies

by Jacqueline Y. Miller (Editor), Paul A. Opler (Foreword by)
 

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Published in association with the Xerces Society, this is the first book to clarify the relationships among Latin names & the many common names now in use, & to recommend standard usage. Lists the scientific names — both species & subspecies — for all butterflies recorded in the U.S. & Canada, along with their affiliated common names ranked in succession of

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Published in association with the Xerces Society, this is the first book to clarify the relationships among Latin names & the many common names now in use, & to recommend standard usage. Lists the scientific names — both species & subspecies — for all butterflies recorded in the U.S. & Canada, along with their affiliated common names ranked in succession of usage & preference. Provides a historical overview of common nomenclature & includes annotations on broad geographical distribution & current endangered or threatened status. This is the first serious effort at an official standardized common names list for butterflies.

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Published in association with the Xerces Society. Lists the scientific names--both species and subspecies--for all butterflies recorded in the US and Canada, along with their affiliated common names ranked in succession of usage and preference. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780788155512
Publisher:
DIANE Publishing Company
Publication date:
08/01/1998
Pages:
177
Product dimensions:
5.46(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.31(d)

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