The Butterflies of Britain and Ireland

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  • Author: Thomas
  • Date Pub: 2010
  • Published byBWP - more

First published in 1991 and never reprinted this widely acclaimed work by Professor Jeremy Thomas became something of a collector's item.
This is a completely revised edition bringing a classic work up to date, with all the species accounts substantially revised to reflect the latest information and research. Richard Lewington has also painted nearly 100 new artworks.

Features of the book include:
•Comprehensive coverage of all the resident and migratory butterflies found in Britain and Ireland, including the latest information on newly discovered species such as Real's Wood White and the Geranium Bronze
•More than 900 colour artworks providing the most complete collection of images of British Butterflies
•Illustrations show the full life cycle of every species, including egg, larvae and chrysalis
•Essays on each species include details of life history and ecology, information on identification, distribution, conservation status and folklore
•Includes a general introduction and further reading

Hardback 288 pages. Colour illustrations throughout.
ISBN: 9780956490209

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