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The world of butterflies.

Michael Dickens

The world of butterflies.

by Michael Dickens

  • 193 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Butterflies -- Identification.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhotos. by Eric Storey.
    ContributionsStorey, Eric, illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL542 .D5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p.
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5303906M
    LC Control Number72086311

    This wonderfully illustrated book is essentially a photographic guide to the butterflies of the world. The species chosen for inclusion are those most likely to be noticed by the average person, either because they are conspicuously coloured, or because they are particularly common in the part of the world where they occur.   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 lives. Butterflies are one of the world’s most beloved insects. From butterfly gardens to zoo exhibitions, they are one of the few Brand: Simon & Schuster.

    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. And every day, thousands of books sell and thousands more are added from booksellers all over the world. This time around we're highlighting the majesty of the butterfly. And not forgetting moths and silkworms and their kin, we've expanded to include the whole order of Lepidoptera.

    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(4).   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 : Adrian Hoskins.


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The world of butterflies by Michael Dickens Download PDF EPUB FB2

The selection of butterflies is arranged by location, from the Arctic Circle to rainforests, woodlands, grasslands, and deserts. Species in the book include butterflies from India, Costa Rica, Brazil, Ireland, Russia, New Guinea, Thailand, Indonesia, Cambodia, and many North American favorites.

Read by: 3. 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: 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. Each lavishly illustrated chapter discusses one aspect of the inter Cited by: 6.

This adult coloring book contains hand-drawn doodle style designs featuring images of butterflies with floral backgrounds.

The thirty designs are of various difficulty levels and the images are printed on the fronts of pages only, so you don't need to worry about bleed-through /5(5).

A lavishly illustrated book covering the butterflies of the world, with informative text written by an expert author who has spent many years watching and studying lepidoptera around the world.

Opening chapters cover the evolution, anatomy, lifecycle, ecology and taxonomy of the world's butterflies/5(14). "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. 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). A lavishly illustrated book covering the butterflies of the world, with informative text written by an expert author who has spent many years watching and studying lepidoptera around the world.

Opening chapters cover the evolution, anatomy, lifecycle, ecology and taxonomy of the world's butterflies.5/5. The Dangerous World of Butterflies is a great exploration of the different subsets and issues of butterfly culture. It's a unique look at butterflies and the people who devote their lives to them.

Laufer meets butterfly farms, smugglers, collectors, conservationists, scientists, and more. It was a fun read with a great variety of stories/5. Butterflies of the World (Bauer/Frankenbach) Books that are included in the series: Butterflies of the World (Bauer/Frankenbach) Sort by: Popularity Title (A-Z) Author (A-Z) Price (low to high) Price (high to low) Publication Date Most Recently Added Volume Number.

A World Of Butterflies. Kjell Sandved (Photographs), Robert Michael Pyle., Brian Cassie. Rating details 26 ratings 2 reviews. Butterfly enthusiasts will delight in the vivid images from across the globe, accompanied by informative and engaging text from preeminent writers in the field/5.

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.

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 : Johns Hopkins University Press. 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 butterfly.4/5(5). In this fascinating book from the New York Times bestselling author of The Horse, Wendy Williams explores the lives of one of the worlds most resilient creaturesthe butterflyshedding light on the role that they play in our ecosystem and in our human lives.

Butterflies are one of the worlds most beloved insects. From butterfly gardens to zoo exhibitions, they are one of the/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 butterfly/5. The world of butterflies. [Rita Mabel Schiavo; Giulia De Amicis] -- "This book will take you on a fantastic journey in the secret world of butterflies.

You will discover, for example, what the famous 'magic powder' on their wings is or how an awkward caterpillar. The world of butterflies. [David Saintsing; Oxford Scientific Films.] -- Simple text and photographs depict butterflies feeding, breeding, and defending themselves in their natural habitats.

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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.

Get this from a library! The world of butterflies. [Michael Dickens; Eric Storey] -- Full-color pictures of butterflies are accompanied by information on common and scientific name, wingspan, range and habitat, food, sexual and identifying characteristics, family, subspecies, and.A nice selecion of small-medium PAPERED Hawk-moths (Sphingidae) from Madagascar.

All moths require relaxing and setting. Wingspans vary from mm. Each pack contains 10 mixed hawk-moths (some duplicates). Quality variable ranging from A1- to A. Excellent study material, not often offered from this part of the world.

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