This completely new edition combines both photographs and artwork to give a really practical identification guide to over 240 species of British butterfies and moths. Its handy size means that you will never set out without it.
There are over 160,000 known species of butterflies and moths and there are over 5000 species in Europe, mostly small and inconspicuous moths. Collins Gem Butterflies is a fascinating introduction to 240 of the most commonly found species within the British Isles.
Each entry includes:
Identifying illustrations of the butterfly or moth and details of distinguishing features which can help with identification.
Information on size, habitat, geographical range and months when the butterfly or moth can be spotted.
The names of similar species with which the butterfly or moth could be confused, and details of the differences between them.
The text is written by Michael Chinery, author of the Collins Wildlife Trust Guide to Butterflies of Britain and Europe and the author/illustrator of Collins Field Guide Insects of Britain and Northern Europe.
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Michael Chinery is the UK’s leading writer on insects. His ‘Collins Field Guide to ‘Insects’ and ‘Collins Pocket Guide to ‘Insects’ are acknowledged as the best available.
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Book Description Harpercollins Pub Ltd, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0007126522