Butterflies of Hong Kong by Mike Bascombe
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Butterflies of Hong Kong
By Mike Bascombe

The Butterflies of Hong Kong

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Butterflies of Hong Kong by Mike Bascombe

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Hong Kong has a marvelously rich and diverse butterfly fauna, all contained within a relatively small area which can be seen and enjoyed within a few days outing from the central city area. An important part of the southern Chinese region, it is home to a significant proportion of the butterfly species of that part of the world. Two-hundred nineteen butterfly species in five families and 17 subfamilies have been recorded and all are described in this encyclopedic reference. A complete and up-to-date handbook on the identification, systematics, biology and ecology of the butterflies found in Hong Kong, this authoritative book includes keys, full color plates and line drawings identifying males and females, as well as eggs and papae. Throughout the book the emphasis is on the study of live animals, rather than collecting for its own sake. The authors are strong advocates for developing our understanding of butterflies in the field and the growth of our knowledge of their biology, ecology, and conservation. Key features include: complete and up-to-date handbook of Hong Kong's 219 butterfly species; covers identification, systematics, biology and ecology; and includes color plates and line drawings identifying males and females, as well as eggs and papae.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780120802906
ISBN-10: 0120802902
Format: Hardback
(286mm x 225mm x 47mm)
Pages: 664
Imprint: Poyser
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 31-Jul-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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