Butterflies of British Columbia

Butterflies of British Columbia

Including Western Alberta, Southern Yukon, the Alask Panhandle, Washington, Northern Oregon, Northern Idaho, Northwestern Montana

Book - 2001
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Univ of Washington Pr

Butterflies are found everywhere in British Columbia. Written for butterfly watchers, butterfly gardeners, naturalists, and biologists, Butterflies of British Columbia will provide years of enjoyment for the butterfly enthusiast.

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A wildlife habitat biologist and a biodiversity consultant both entomologists aim for comprehensiveness in this reference on the exceedingly large and diverse butterfly fauna of British Columbia and adjacent areas. Including both butterflies and the other major group of day-flying Lepidoptera, the skippers, the volume covers the 187 known species in BC, 264 subspecies (11 newly described), and nine species mapped very near the border. Introductory chapters address the history, zoogeography, conservation, morphology, ecology, and biology of butterflies in BC and adjacent areas. Entries for each butterfly include identifying features, immature stages, larval food-plants, biology and life history, range and habitat, and conservation status, along with detailed color photographs and maps for each species. Distributed by the U. of Washington Press. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, 2001
ISBN: 9780774808095
Characteristics: 414 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 29 cm


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