This is one of the Peterson Field Guide series, which uses a unique system that shows exactly what features to look for in order to tell one species from another. Detailed descriptions of insect orders, families, and many individual species are illustrated with 1, 300 drawings and 142 superb color paintings. Illustrations - which use the unique Peterson Identification System to distinguish one insect from another - include size lines to show the actual length of each insect. A helpful glossary explains the technical terms of insect anatomy. 404 pages including index and references. The size ma... View More...
United Kingdom, Andreas Papadakis: 2009
Seller ID: 004021
Condition: New in New dust jacket
NEW - Still in publishers wrap. The world of butterflies is full of surprises. Beneath their fragile beauty lie tales of astonishing feats and talents, one of the most astonishing being the incredible 2, 000 miles annual journey of the Monrch butterfly from the north-eastern United States and Southern Canada to the Oyamel fir forests of Mexico and then back again. The beautiful photographic record of the Monarch and many other equally fascinating butterflies by award-winning photographer Ingo Arndt is accompanied by lively informative text on the most recent research into other wonders of the ... View More...