135x195 384 страниц. 2009 год. HarperCollins UK Depicting both male and female insects, this comprehensive guide to the butterflies of Britain and Europe features more than 400 species, Species descriptions include details on taxonomic nomenclature, distribution, flight period, variation, habitat, behavior, and life cycle. Subspecies are included where there is significant variation, and distribution maps accompany each widespread species. Illustrated by Richard Lewington, the world's leading butterfly illustrator, this is an ideal field guide for traveling naturalists and butterfly enthusiasts alike and is an essential addition to every nature lover's bookshelves.