2010, 424 pages, 132 color plates, color photos, maps. French text. This book provides comprehensive descriptions and photographs of the ~1,400 species of the beautiful butterflies found in Gabon and neighboring countries of West Africa. In addition to the color photo plates illustrating all species, each description includes scientific name, taxonomy, identification features, distribution, habitats, and food plants when known. Both dorsal and ventral surfaces are illustrated for many species to aid in visual identification.
Paperback; 8-1/2 x 11″; weight 3.3 lbs.