Butterflies of Britain and Europe

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HarperCollins Publishers, 1997 - Nature - 320 pages
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This butterfly guide covers 444 species, with each species fully illustrated with paintings of the male, female and all major forms, varieties and sub-species. The text covers all taxonomic nomenclature, distribution, flight period, vari ation, habitat and behaviour.

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Contents

Personal Tribute to L G Higgins and N D Riley
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Preface
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Acknowledgements
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Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Dr George C. McGavin is the Assistant Curator of the Entomological Collections in the Oxford University Museum, one of the worlds' largest insect collections. He is also Lecturer in Biological and Human Sciences at Jesus College, Oxford and a member of the Expedition Council and Advisory Committee
of the Oxford University Exploration Club. In addition to scientific papers, he has written many books on bugs and other insects for adults and children and is also known on radio and television. He eats insects regularly and currently has three insect species named in his honour. Illustrations by
Richard Lewington, highly-respected and renowned insect artist

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