Complete Field Guide to the Butterflies of Australia

Complete Field Guide to the Butterflies of Australia

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Written by one of Australia's leading lepidopterists, it is stunningly illustrated with colour photographs of each of the 416 currently identified species. There is also a distribution map for each species on the Australian mainland. It covers the five major family groups: Hesperiidae, Paplionidae, Pieridae, Nymphalidae and Lycaenidae, as well as the family Riodinidae, which has but a single species in Australia.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 148 x 216 x 20mm | 662.26g
  • CSIRO Publishing
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • English
  • colour illustrations, maps
  • 0643090274
  • 9780643090279
  • 116,429

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" while enjoying watching or collecting Australian butterflies with the help of this magnificent field guide, you also have the opportunity to add to scientific knowledge and contribute to the preservation of biological diversity."--Paul Ehrlich"show more

About Michael F. Braby

Dr Michael Braby has spent the last 24 years collecting and studying Australian butterflies. He has reared and photographed numerous species and has built up a private collection of more than 5000 specimens. He is the author of the major two-volume standard text, Butterflies of Australia, which won the Whitley Medal in 2000 and was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study at Harvard University.show more

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