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Male Genitalia of Butterflies on Balkan Peninsula with a Checklist Lepidoptera: Hesperioidea and Papilionoidea Male Genitalia of Butterflies on Balkan Peninsula with a Checklist Lepidoptera: Hesperioidea and Papilionoidea
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Guide to the Butterflies of the Palearctic Region: Satyrinae 5: Tribe Satyrini. Satyrus, Minois, Hipparchia Guide to the Butterflies of the Palearctic Region: Satyrinae 5: Tribe Satyrini. Satyrus, Minois, Hipparchia
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Author : Sbordoni, V.; Cesaroni, D.; Coutsis, J.G.; Bozano, G.C.
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Guide to the Butterflies of the Palearctic Region: Lycaenidae 4:Subfamily Polyommatinae, Tribe Polyommatini, Genus Polyommatus, Subgenus Agrodiaetus Guide to the Butterflies of the Palearctic Region: Lycaenidae 4:Subfamily Polyommatinae, Tribe Polyommatini, Genus Polyommatus, Subgenus Agrodiaetus
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Author : Eckweiler, W.; Bozano, G.C.
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Guide to the Butterflies of the Palearctic Region: Pieridae 3: Coliadinae: Rhodocerini, Euremini, Coliadini (Gonepteryx and others) & Dismorpiinae (Leptidea) Guide to the Butterflies of the Palearctic Region: Pieridae 3: Coliadinae: Rhodocerini, Euremini, Coliadini (Gonepteryx and others) & Dismorpiinae (Leptidea)
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Author : Bozano, G.C.; Coutsis, J.G.; Herman, P.; Allegrucci, G.; Cesaroni, D.; Sbordoni, V.
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Moths: Their biology, diversity and evolution

by Lees, D.C.; Zilli, A.

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  • Catalogue No : 38312
  • ISBN : 9780565094577
  • Published : 2019
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 160

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An accessible introduction to the stunning diversity, life habits and evolution of moths. This iconic insect group encompasses 128 of the 135 families Lepidoptera, with some 140,000 known species.

Moths are among the most successful of the Earth’s inhabitants, with an ancient history, some fossils being dated to 190 million years old. This book traces the structure and development of these winged insects and reveals some of their extraordinary adaptations, such as caterpillars that communicate with ants, as well as their ruthless survival tactics – including blood-sucking, feeding on the tears of sleeping birds, and cannibalism of their own mothers. It also exposes their essential roles in ecosystems and manifold interactions with humans.

Often considered denizens of the night, hopelessly allured by lamps and mean to fabrics, the book shines a spotlight on moths, illuminating the bright side of their astonishing diversity.

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