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Butterflies of Australia

G. A. WATERHOUSE

Butterflies of Australia

a monograph of the Australian rhopalocera

by G. A. WATERHOUSE

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Published by Angus and Robertson in Sydney .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby G.A. Waterhouse and George Lyell.
ContributionsLYELL, George.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi,239p. :
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19866360M

About this Item: Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, Australia, Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Second Edition. 'This revised edition is not simply a reprint; it is a new has been extensively taxa and butterfly distributions are those species omitted from the the first edition now appear in the work.". The world over people love butterflies but few understand much more about them than their physical beauty. Butterflies of Australia offers a unique guide to help identify the nearly species to which our continent plays host but with its focus on living butterflies, it is much more than an identification guide. Within its pages is a concise but broad, non-technical introduction .

butterflies. The book closes with a complete index to the scientific and common name for all species and subspecies in the book. The end papers of each volume include an excellent map of Australia and its adjacent islands, with mountain ranges indicated by shading and principal cities or other landmarks identified. Tasmania is located south of the mainland of Australia, separated from the state of Victoria by the km wide Bass gh Tasmania shares most of its fauna with the southern parts of Australia or Australia as a whole, Tasmania's isolation along with its wetter, cooler and cloudier weather caused the evolution of several endemic Tasmanian species and sub-species, .

Unique & High Quality StockPhotos of Australian Butterflies. Including the beautiful Monarch Butterfly, Lacewing, Birdwing and Ulysses Butterfly.   Butterflies of Australia offers a unique guide to help identify the nearly species to which our continent plays host but with its focus on living butterflies, it is much more than an identification guide. Within its pages is a concise but broad, non-technical introduction to butterfly biology, history, ecology, evolution and conservation. 5/5(1).


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