Carcasson's African Butterflies: An Annotated Catalogue of by PR Ackery,CR Smith,R Vane-Wright,P.R. Ackery,C.R. Smith,R.I.

By PR Ackery,CR Smith,R Vane-Wright,P.R. Ackery,C.R. Smith,R.I. Vane-Wright

the results of greater than twenty years of analysis and collaboration by way of overseas butterfly specialists, this booklet is the 1st finished catalogue to the butterfly fauna of any significant tropical zone and, as such, presents a easy learn instrument for any employee with an curiosity in African butterflies. masking 3593 known species in three hundred genera, it offers with approximately 20% of the realm butterfly fauna. incorporated are entries for all genus-group, species-group and infra-subspecific names acceptable to the Afrotropical butterflies, a overall of approximately 14 000 names. This paintings has a extra wide-ranging allure than a slender taxonomic checklist, a quantity that might be of worth not just to taxonomists yet to all biologists with an curiosity in Africa and its butterfly fauna.

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