The Butterflies of Papua New Guinea Their Systematics and Biology
- List Price: $195.00
- Binding: Hardcover
- Publisher: Princeton Univ Pr
- Publish date: 11/01/1998
The book provides a background of the geography of New Guinea, the origins and characteristics of its butterfly fauna, and special considerations of New Guinea butterfly ecology and conservation. The 820 species recorded from Papua New Guinea and a checklist of the 958 species occurring in Papua New Guinea and Irian Jaya as a whole are also discussed in detail. This book includes line drawings showing detailed identification points, color photographs of some 3000 specimens, and over 400 color photographs detailing aspects of life history and ecology.