This wonderfully illustrated book is essentially a photographic guide to the butterflies of the world. It will cover 1,000 species from every corner of the globe, encompassing all key families and species, including the likes of monarchs, birdwings, swordtails, morphos, glasswings, and so on.
Species will be arranged by family with six to eight to a spread (and some flagship species will receive a full page), and each stunning image, taken of wild butterflies in their natural surroundings, is accompanied by useful text on ID, interesting features and geographical distribution.
1,000 Butterflies is the perfect accompaniment to the authors first title on Butterflies of the World. Put simply this will be the best book of its kind on the market anywhere in the world.
It will be an essential reference for butterfly enthusiasts everywhere, from amateurs right through to academics.
Hardback 352pp, 1,100 col photos
A. Hoskins, New Holland, 2016