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Synopsis: ILLUSTRATED WORLD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF BUTTERFLIES & MOTHS,

This is a natural history and identification guide to the most significant species, including swallowtails, hairstreaks, yellows, fritillaries, blues, skippers and tiger moths. It is an authoritative world reference to butterflies and moths in a variety of habitats, from rainforests and prairies to dunes and meadows. It is a superbly illustrated introduction gives a detailed insight to the lifecycle and habits of butterflies and moths, as well as an analysis of anatomy, wing structure and flight. It includes a world directory that profiles 600 individual species, with concise information and exquisite, detailed illustrations. It includes 1000 artworks and photographs, detailing characteristic features, wing patterns, genders, seasonal variations and caterpillars. Butterflies and moths captivate nature enthusiasts with their beauty and variety, but in addition to being attractive to watch they are also of huge biological importance. This superb book covers the lifecycle of these creatures, with information on anatomy, feeding, habitats and breeding. It then profiles some of the world's best-loved and intriguing butterflies, moths and skippers, with a geographically-split directory of 600 detailed entries, each containing useful identification summaries and quick-reference panels on distribution, habitat, food and wingspan. With 1000 photographs and exquisite artworks, and with meticulously researched and accessible text, this is the essential companion for butterfly and moth enthusiasts.

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ISBN 9780754818847
Weight 1.63
Publisher ANNESS (SOUTHWATER & LORENZ)
Book Size (cm.) 21.6x28.2x2.5
Language English
Number of Pages 256

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This is a natural history and identification guide to the most significant species, including swallowtails, hairstreaks, yellows, fritillaries, blues, skippers and tiger moths. It is an authoritative world reference to butterflies and moths in a variety of habitats, from rainforests and prairies to dunes and meadows. It is a superbly illustrated introduction gives a detailed insight to the lifecycle and habits of butterflies and moths, as well as an analysis of anatomy, wing structure and flight. It includes a world director view all

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ARMSTRONG, KAREN

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Karen Armstrong is the author of numerous other books on religious affairs-including A History of God, The Battle for God, Holy War, Islam, Buddha, and The Great Transformation-and two memoirs, Through the Narrow Gate and The Spiral Staircase. Her work has been translated into forty-five languages. She has addressed members of the U.S. Congress on three occasions; lectured to policy makers at the U.S. State Department; participated in the World Economic Forum in New York, Jordan, and Davos; addressed the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington and New York; is increasingly invited to speak in Muslim countries; and is now an ambassador for the UN Alliance of Civilizations. In February 2008 she was awarded the TED Prize and is currently working with TED on a major international project to launch and propagate a Charter for Compassion, created online by the general public and crafted by leading thinkers in Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism, to be signed in the fall of 2009 by a thousand religious and secular leaders. She lives in London.

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