Eyewitness Handbook, Butterflies and Moths, HDG100
These "Eyewitness Handbooks" are pocket-sized reference books. This particular guide looks at butterflies and moths, with annotation highlighting distinguishing features of each example. For easier reference, at-a-glance information panels, illustrations and photographs are provided for each entry. Text provides information on key characteristics, with a quick-reference identification guide to pinpoint the most obvious features of each family or group.
About the Author:
David Carter is an entomologist at the Natural History Museum, London, where he has worked for nearly 40 years specializing in Lepidoptera. At the museum, he has also managed part of the vast National Collection of World Insects. His many books on the subject include the Observer's Book of Caterpillars, Butterflies and Moths in Britain and Europe, The Photographic Guide to Identifying Butterflies, and the Collins Field Guide to Caterpillars of Britain and Europe. He has also produced technical manuals such as Pest Lepidoptera of Europe and Care and Conservation of Natural History Collections, as well as many scientific papers. David lives with his wife Brenda in Surrey, England. They have four grown-up children.