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Butterflies of the Great Lakes Region (Hardback)

Matthew M. Douglas, Jonathan M. Douglas

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ISBN 10: 0472098845 / ISBN 13: 9780472098842
Edité par The University of Michigan Press, United States, 2005
Neuf(s) Etat : New Hardback
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Language: English . Brand New Book. A unique and beautifully illustrated field and reference guide to the true butterflies of the Great Lakes watershed The Butterflies of the Great Lakes Region is the first of its kind to present an overall picture of the biology of butterflies inhabiting the Great Lakes region. The straightforward approach and clear writing style make this book very understandable to the educated lay public as well as stimulating to professional biologists. Includes - An introductory section about the important geographic features of the Great Lakes region - The climatic factors that have affected the butterfly fauna and their distribution within the region since the retreat of the glaciers 10,000 years ago - Descriptions of ancient environments and habitats of the Great Lakes - Line drawings and award-winning color photographs of butterflies under natural field conditions - The most recent information concerning each species taxonomy, identification, adult food sources, adult habitat, behavior, and ecology - A complete life history and description of typical larval host plants used by each species.A section on the important practice of collecting, preserving, and conserving butterflies - Extended reference section and glossary complete the book. N° de réf. du libraire AAN9780472098842

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Titre : Butterflies of the Great Lakes Region (...

Éditeur : The University of Michigan Press, United States

Date d'édition : 2005

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre :New

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A unique and beautifully illustrated field and reference guide to the true butterflies of the Great Lakes watershed The Butterflies of the Great Lakes Region is the first of its kind to present an overall picture of the biology of butterflies inhabiting the Great Lakes region. The straightforward approach and clear writing style make this book very understandable to the educated lay public as well as stimulating to professional biologists. Includes - An introductory section about the important geographic features of the Great Lakes region - The climatic factors that have affected the butterfly fauna and their distribution within the region since the retreat of the glaciers 10,000 years ago - Descriptions of ancient environments and habitats of the Great Lakes - Line drawings and award-winning color photographs of butterflies under natural field conditions - The most recent information concerning each species' taxonomy, identification, adult food sources, adult habitat, behavior, and ecology - A complete life history and description of typical larval host plants used by each species. A section on the important practice of collecting, preserving, and conserving butterflies - Extended reference section and glossary complete the book

A propos de l'auteur:

Matthew M. Douglas is Senior Adjunct Research Scientist, Snow Entomological Museum, University of Kansas; Department Head, Biology at Grand Rapids Community College in Grand Rapids, Michigan; and Visiting Professor in the Department of Entomology at Michigan State University. He is the author of The Lives of Butterflies. Jonathan M. Douglas holds a BS from the University of Chicago.

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