Butterflies / text by Ronald Orenstein ; photography by Thomas Marent.

Photographer
Marent, Thomas [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Richmond Hill, Ontario : Firefly Books, [2015]
  • ©2015
Description
288 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm

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Summary note
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.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (page 279) and index.
Contents
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.
ISBN
  • 9781770855809 (bound)
  • 1770855807 (bound)
OCLC
906011007
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