Butterflies of Vietnam, Vol. 2


By A.L. Monastyrskii

This major series on the butterfly fauna of Vietnam is the first comprehensive treatment of the Rhopalocera of this country. The complete fauna will be covered in seven volumes. For each volume, the introduction includes information for systematic identification of each family or subfamily, morphology of imago, habitats, and life-cycles. Checklists, abbreviations, references, and an index to scientific names are presented separately. The main section of each volume contains information for all species of the family or subfamily found in Vietnam, as well as keys to the species, genera, and tribes. The text for each species includes: type locality; synonyms; range; distribution and variation in Vietnam; taxonomic notes; habitats and biology; and similar species. The excellent color plates include a number of habitat photographs and images of all species. Where necessary, line drawings of genitalia, venation, and other details are given.

160 pages

Publication Date: 12/31/2007
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9780955121111

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