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History / Natural History - General / The British Butterflies by R LH Dennis
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- Book Title: The British Butterflies
- Author: R LH Dennis
- ISBN: 0900848944
- Publisher: Classey Ltd
- Year Published: 1977
- Our Price: £22.00 GBP ($35.86 USD)
- Description: E W Classey Ltd: 1977 first edition: black cloth hardcover: approximately 14 x 22 cm tall: 318 pages including index: black and white maps, diagrams and tables. Synopsis: a comprehensive summary of the geographical variation in British butterflies with emphasis on the quantitative approach. Contents as follows: – Section 1: Geomorphological Framework (Chapter 1. The Pleistocene Framework. Chapter 2. Faunal and Floral Analysis. Weichselian and Flandrian Environmental Appraisal. Chapter 3. Land Bridges and Refugia. Eustacy and Isostacy). Section B: Recent Rhopalocera Geography and Habitat Adjustments. (Chapter 1. Zoogeography. Chapter 2. Adaptations to the Environment.) Section C: Subspecies and Subspeciation. Chapter 1. The Subspecies and Races Geographical Variation. Chapter 2. Modes of Geographical Variation.) Section D: The Arrival Sequence and Establishment of the British Rhopalocera. (Chapter 1. The Arrival Sequence. Chapter 2. The Establishment and Adjustment of British Butterflies. Chapter 3. Conclusion.) Bibliography. Appendix 1: Mean Temperatures in January and July at the Limit of the Range of British Butterflies in the British Isles and North West Europe. Appendix 2: the Semi-natural Habitats Occupied by the Butterflies in the British Isles. Appendix 3A: the Main Larval Food Plants of the Butterflies in the British Isles. Appendix 3B. Records of Pollen and Macroscopic Remains of the Larval Food Plants of the British Butterflies. Appendix 4: The Main Larval Food Plants, Habitats and Distribution of Resident Migratory Butterflies in the British Isles. Miscellaneous symbols used in the text. Checklist of the butterfly species discussed in the text. Species index. Condition: no dust jacket. Ownership inscription. Overall very clean and good.
- Condition: See Above
- Dustcover: No
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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