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Butterflies / text by Ronald Orenstein ; photography by Thomas Marent.
Richmond Hill, Ontario : Firefly Books, 
288 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Orenstein, Ronald I. (Ronald Isaac), 1946-
In the text, Orenstein explains the latest scientific discoveries about the world's butterflies and moths. Marent's photographs provide close-up views from delicate browns and skippers to giant birdwings and glittering morphos. You'll discover the answers to many of your questions, from the evolution of color and pattern in butterfly wings to how butterfly populations can survive in a changing world and a warming climate.
Includes bibliographical references (page 279) and index.
Introducing butterflies -- Swallowtails -- Skippers -- Whites, sulphurs and yellows -- Brush-footed butterflies -- Gossamer-winged butterflies -- Metalmarks -- Butterfly wings -- Butterfly life history -- What butterflies eat -- Butterflies in their environment -- Myriads of moths.
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