CollinsPocket Butterfly Guide


CollinsPocket Butterfly Guide Author: Format: Paperback First Published: Published By: HarperCollins
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Pages: 200 Illustrations and other contents: 100 col illus ISBN: 9780007499748 Categories: , ,

Essentially, a new ‘pocket’ version of a classic field guide.

This comprehensive guide to the butterflies of Britain depicts both male and female insects. Species descriptions include details on taxonomic nomenclature, distribution, flight period, variation, habitat, behaviour and life cycle. Subspecies are included where there is significant variation, and distribution maps accompany each widespread species.

Weight0.73 kg



'Richard Lewington's illustrations are magnificent ... Tom Tolman's text is excellent' New Scientist

Author Biography

Richard Lewington is one of the world's leading natural history illustrators, specialising in insects and other invertebrates. He has illustrated numerous books and lives in Oxfordshire, where he works as a freelance illustrator. Tom Tolman developed an interest in botany and natural history in the 1970s and has since developed a passion for butterflies. He has an extensive collection of butterfly photographs from all over Europe, including many species whose photographs have never been published.