Butterflies Of West Africa Plate & Text Volume

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ISBN 108788757439
ISBN 109788788757439

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The systematic part and its plates should allow for the confident identification of all West African butterflies. The book covers the 15 countries between Senegal and Nigeria, from the tropical rainforests to the edge of the Sahara desert, including: Mauritania,The Gambia, Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, Mali,Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Bénin, Nigeria, /5(4).

This book, to be used in conjunction with the plate volume of Butterflies of West Africa, attempts to summarize all that is known about the nearly butterfly species known from West Africa, the 15 countries that stretch from Senegal and Mauritania on the Atlantic to Nigeria and Niger in the east, touching also on the extreme western parts of Cameroun (Mauritania, The Gambia, Senegal, Cited by: 7.

The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. This book attempts to summarize Butterflies Of West Africa Plate & Text Volume book that is known about the nearly 1, butterfly species known from West Africa, the fifteen countries that stretch from Senegal and Mauritania on the Atlantic to Nigeria and Niger in the east, touching also on the extreme western parts of Cameroun (Mauritania, The Gambia, Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Author: Torben Larsen.

The Butterflies of West Africa (2-Volume Set) By: Torben B Larsen. pages, plates with colour photos This book summarises the state of knowledge on West African butterflies. Contains up-to-date taxonomy and nomenclature for the almost 1, species and numerous sub-species found in.

The text volume provides a lucid, insightful introductory section that discusses evolution, biogeography, and conservation of West African butterflies and includes 12 informative data tables.

The systematic part and its plates should allow for the confident identification of all West African butterflies. The book covers the 15 countries between Senegal and Nigeria.

For each species: distribution in West Africa and Africa as a whole, habitats and behaviour, early stages and foodplants; genitalia drawings for difficult species. 20 new species described.

Condition. New copies slightly bumped. Text volume only. The Butterflies of West Africa by Larsen, T.b. at Pemberley Books. Customer Reviews. Our customers have given this title an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 1 review(s), Click here to add your own review for this title.

John WALFORD on 2/16/ PM. Butterflies and Moths of West Africa. This web site aims to summarize all that is known about butterflies and moths of West Africa, the 15 countries of sub-Saharan Africa that stretch from Senegal and Mauritania on the Atlantic to Niger and Nigeria in the east.

ISBN x2 1 cm. pages incl. colour plates depicting more than specimens. Hardback. Volume 1 contains texts, Volume 2 contains graphical plates.

Text in English. Butterflies are found all over the world and in all types of environments. Ho-wever, most butterfly species occur in warmer environments, especially in the tropical rainforests of Africa and South America. There are ab but-terfly species around the world, of which 4, occur in Africa.

Approximately species live in West Africa File Size: KB. Butterflies of West Africa. Large format. 2 volumes covering all West African species including the Skippers. Excellent text. Apollo Books. Larsen. Butterflies of Kenya. Hardback field guide covering all Kenyan species including Skippers.

Illustrated with colour photographs. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Larsen, Torben B. (Torben Bjørn), Butterflies of West Africa. Stenstrup: Apollo Books, (OCoLC) BUTTERFLIES OF WEST AFRICA, 2 volume set by Torben B.

Larsen: Product Photos (Click on photo to enlarge)pages, color plates depicting ~ specimens. Summarizes available knowledge about West African butterflies which number almost 1, species.

The first volume contains introductory chapters covering evolution, historical accounts of past researchers, a global perspective of the region's fauna, the bio-geographical regions of West Africa, ecology, migration, extinction and conservation.

A color map of the vegetation zones and current political boundaries of Africa is included/5. This book is an illustrated identification guide to the butterfly species recorded in Kenya.

All the adult butterflies are illustrated on 64 color plates which show 1, museum specimens especially photographed for this volume. The plates are supplemented by black-and-white drawings of earlier stages for some of the species. The text includes 11 introductory chapters on butterfly biology.

Butterflies of West Africa by Torben B. Larsen, Presented in two volumes; Text volume: pp., single colour plate and innumerable b&w illustrations; Plate volume: pp., colour plates.

Both volumes hardback with ‘wipe-clean’ finish, mm x mm.5/5(1). the Tanzania book. Heath et al. () produced an excellent and up-to-date book on the butterflies of Zambia, with a CD-ROM illustrating all the species, but the text was rather summary. The most recent contribution was the comprehensive review of the butterflies of West Africa by Larsen ().

Butterflies of the World, + species illustrated. Anatomy, biology, lifecycle, taxonomy, ecology, evolution, survival strategies, migration, habitats, butterfly.

Butterflies of West Africa, The: Plate Volume. by Larsen, Torben B.pp, ISBN: () Rating: I've not yet seen this book. SANBI Biodiversity Series 13 South African Red Data Book: butterflies by G.A. Henning1, R.F. Terblanche2 and J.B. Ball3 (Editors) 1 Lepidopterists’ Society of Africa 2 School of Environmental Sciences and Development, Private Bag X, North West University, Potchefstroom, 3 Department of Conservation Ecology and Entomology and Centre for Agricultural.

Life-size colour photographs. Text very limited - just specimen data. Hillside Books. various dates: Books dealing with a single country or region. These are generally single volumes or 2 volume sets which deal with the butterflies of a particular country or small group of countries.

I'm seeing photos of butterflies from outside of West Africa show up in this group. Please geotag or supply the location of your photo in order to insure that your photo does not get knocked out of the group by accident. For this group to have value we need to insure that only butterflies from West Africa be found on these pages.

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This impressive two-volume work illustrates and guides the reader through the extraordinary butterfly fauna of fifteen countries comprising tropical West Africa. From savannah to rain forest, each of the roughly species is described in detail with notes on.

Here is an alphabetical list of books about Butterflies, Moths and Caterpillars, collectively known as Lepidoptera, compiled by a science librarian, that are currently available.

Click on the image or title for additional information and availability (purchases are provided by ). In: Integrated Pest Management in Rice in West Africa, Proceedings of a Course "Concepts, Techniques and Application of Integrated Pest Management in Rice in West Africa", JanuaryFendall, Liberia: West African Research and Development Association, Alam S, Checklist of rice insect pests of Bangladesh.

Buy Field Guide to Butterflies of the Gambia, West Africa by Penney, David (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6).

diversity and abundance of butterfly species (lepidoptera) fauna in federal university of agriculture, makurdi forestry nursery, benue state, nigeria butterflies of west africa 2. vols., pp. Newman's Birds of Southern Africa. pages. Struik. 9th (?) Edition, While overall I prefer the SASOL guide, particularly the large paper edition, Newman's text and plates are often better.

Both books are field guides and lack the natural history detail of Roberts, now between editions and undergoing a major revision. It is a must for anybody with even a passing interest in wildlife of The Gambia and West Africa in general.

The author is a zoologist and world expert on spiders. He has also written several other titles on Gambian wildlife, including butterflies and arachnids. This second edition has an extra 40 pages and almost more photos.

Customer Reviews. Location of South Africa This is a list of butterflies of South Africa. Over species are known from South Africa, a large proportion of which are endemic. All “Butterflies of the World Series” publications have superb colour plates.

Hard covers, 35 x cm. When the first Butterflies of the Afrotropical Region by Bernard d’Abrera appeared, to international acclaim, init was a ground-breaking moment in the history of butterfly literature.

Volta, West Africa, Zaire. Africa is second only to the Neotropical Region as the world's richest place for butterflies. About 3,60 0 butterfly species are now listed from the Afrotropical Region, constituting 20% of butterflies known across the earth. The true total may be 15% higher than the 3, species currently recognized (T.

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Holland, W. (William Jacob), The butterfly book: a popular guide to a knowledge of the butterflies of North America: with 48 plates in color-photography, reproductions of butterflies in the author's collection, and many text illustrations presenting most of the species found in the United States / (New York: Doubleday, Page.

BUTTERFLIES OF WEST AFRICA, 2 volume set, by Torben B. Larsen. pages, plates; × in; ISBN and ; USD $ Apollo Books; Publication date: October This impressive two-volume work illustrates and guides the reader through the extraordinary butterfly fauna of fifteen countries comprising.

Heath A; Newport MA; Hancock D, The Butterflies of Zambia. The Butterflies of Zambia., Nairobi, Kenya: African Butterfly Research Institute and The Lepidopterists' Society of Africa, pp.

Hewitson WC, Illustrations of new species of exotic butterflies. Vol. Illustrations of new species of exotic butterflies. This is a list of butterflies of Ivory Coast.

About species are known from Ivory Coast, 11 of which are endemic. Plates; Seitz, A. Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde Die Afrikanischen Tagfalter. Text. Familia: Lycaenidae Subfamilia: Polyommatinae Tribus: Lycaenesthini Genus: Neurellipes Species: Neurellipes lamprocles Subspecies: (2) N.

l. lamprocles – N. l.This is a list of butterflies of Togo. About species are known from Togo, none of which is endemic. Papilionidae Plates; Seitz, A. Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde Die Afrikanischen Tagfalter. Text .Pseudacraea is an Afrotropical butterfly genus in the subfamily Limenitidinae.

Carcasson's African Butterflies. Canberra: CSIRO. Larsen, T. B. Butterflies of West Africa. Stenstrup, Denmark: Apollo Books. Lees DC, Kremen C, and Raharitsimba T. "Classification, diversity and endemism of the butterflies (Papilionoidea and Class: Insecta.

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