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The butterflies of Costa Rica and their natural history

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Costa Rica.
    • Subjects:
    • Butterflies -- Costa Rica.,
    • Insects -- Costa Rica.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      StatementPhilip J. Devries ; illustrated by Philip J. DeVries and Jennifer Clark.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL553.C67 D48 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2546457M
      ISBN 100691084203, 0691024030, 0691028907, 0691028893
      LC Control Number85028340

        There species of butterfly, and one of the most dramatic is the morpho peleides, large and cobalt blue, which lives in Central and South America and is particularly plentiful in Costa Rica.


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The butterflies of Costa Rica and their natural history by Philip J. DeVries Download PDF EPUB FB2

With habitats ranging from sea level to over 3, meters, the small Neotropical country of Costa Rica encompasses more than fifteen distinct life zones and contains a large percentage of all the butterfly species known from Central by: The Butterflies of Costa Rica and Their Natural History, Vol.

II: Riodinidae Paperback – Ma /5(5). The Butterflies of Costa Rica and Their Natural History, Vol. I: Papilionidae, Pieridae, Nymphalidae Paperback – June 1, by Philip J. Devries (Author)/5(7). The Butterflies of Costa Rica and Their Natural History Only 1 left in stock - order soon.

The description for this book, The Butterflies of Costa Rica and Their Natural History, Volume I: Papilionidae, Pieridae, Nymphalidae, will be forthcoming/5(7). The Butterflies of Costa Rica and Their Natural History, Vol. II: Riodinidae by Philip J.

DeVries () Paperback – January 1, /5(5). The first detailed treatment of over species, the book provides a thorough natural history for each. The guide illustrates nearly all of the Costa Rican species in colour and provides a large sample of detailed line drawings and scanning electron micrographs of rionid early stages for the first time ever.

American Scientist DeVries' The Butterflies of Costa Rica is the most important book on tropical American butterflies to appear in the last 30 years. It is a significant scientific accomplishment and is a beautifully designed and produced book. The Butterflies of Costa Rica and their Natural History With habitats ranging from sea level to over 3, meters, the small neotropical country encompasses more that fifteen distinct life zones and contains a large percentage of all butterfly species known from Central America.

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Volume II: Riodinidae. by P.J. DeVries Princeton University Press, $/£ hbk, $/£ pbk (xxvii+ pages) ISBN 0. Buy The Butterflies of Costa Rica and Their Natural History, Volume I: Papilionidae, Pieridae, Nymphalidae: Papilionidae, Pieridae, Nymphalidae v.

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Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews. The Description for this book, The Butterflies of Costa Rica and Their Natural History, Volume I: Papilionidae, Pieridae, Nymphalidae, will be forthcoming. The butterflies of Costa Rica and their natural history: Papilionidae, pieridae, nymphalidae by P.J.

De Vries, Princeton University Press, £ hbk, £ pbk (xxii + pages) ISBN 0 3 hbk / 0 0 pbkCited by: 1. "The Butterflies of Costa Rica, and Their Natural History: Papilionidae, Pieridae, Nymphalidae", by Philip J.

DeVries "Butterflies of North America", by Jim Brock & Kenn Kaufmann (with 2, images & 70 photographs). The Blue Morpho Butterfly. The Blue Morpho Butterfly, or Morpho Peleides, is the most recognizable butterfly in the whole of Costa Rica. The bright blue color is its most hypnotic feature and yet, these butterflies aren’t actually blue.

The color appears the way it. Find many great new & used options The butterflies of Costa Rica and their natural history book get the best deals for The Butterflies of Costa Rica and Their Natural History: Riodinidae Vol.

2 by P. Devries (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. It is the most common and abundant swallowtail in Costa Rica, and is present year-round at altitudes from sea level to 4, feet.

Costa Rica is truly a haven for butterflies, and the casual onlooker will find them throughout the country’s many microclimates and habitats.

The butterflies, moths, and other invertebrates are illustrated by over stunning and colorful photographs-most of which were taken in the wild by Henderson.

A detailed and invaluable appendix that identifies many of Costa Rica's best wildlife-watching destinations, lodges, and contact information for trip-planning purposes completes the volume. With one of the highest bio diversities in the world, Costa Rica has about over 1, species of butterflies and at least 8, species of moths inhabiting its diverse ecosystems.

This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 70 familiar and unique species and includes information on their life cycle and features illustrations of common.

The butterflies, moths, and other invertebrates are illustrated by over stunning and colorful photographs—most of which were taken in the wild by Henderson. A detailed and invaluable appendix that identifies many of Costa Rica's best wildlife-watching destinations, lodges, and contact information for trip-planning purposes completes the.

The Butterflies of Costa Rica and Their Natural History: Volume II: Riodinidae by DeVries, Philip J. The Butterflies of Costa Rica and Their Natural History: Volume II: Riodinidae by DeVries, Philip J.

Format: Hardcover. Status: Out of print. Buteo Books was founded in by Joyce and Byron Harrell in Vermillion, South Dakota. the butterflies of costa rica and their natural history: papilionidae, pieri­ DAE, NYMPHALIDAE, by Philip J.

DeVries (illus. by P. DeVries, Jennifer Clark and R. Cubero). DeVries traveled widely in Costa Rica, collecting and making observations on butterflies. This eventually provided a large body of information that formed the basis for his two volumes entitled "The Butterflies of Costa Rica and their Natural History" (vol.

1 and 2).Alma mater: University of Michigan. Monarch Butterflies are one of the most well-known species of butterfly due to their amazing and extremely long migrations, and have even been bred in space. Distribution. Monarch Butterflies are widespread throughout the globe. They can be found in both North and South America, and they can be found in much of the South Pacific including Southeastern Australia, New Zealand.

dutifully carried DeVries’ Butterflies of Costa Rica and their Natural History, Volume 1 (covering only swallowtails, white and yellows, and brushfoots). We enjoyed the rich natural history included in this amazing book, but struggled to identify winged gems from its limited scope of spread specimens.

Between andwe again had. Common Butterflies of Costa Rica. The small country of Costa Rica is jam-packed with biodiversity.

In addition to the incredible birds that can be seen in many of Costa Rica’s national parks, there is a huge assortment of butterflies that flutter, skip, and dart among the tropical the steamy, humid lowlands of Tortuguero National Park to the heights of Irazu Volcano and.

At the biological crossroads of the Americas, Costa Rica hosts an astonishing array of plants and animals—over half a million species. Ecotourists, birders, and biologists come from around the world, drawn by the likelihood of seeing more than three or four hundred species of birds and other animals during even a short stay.

To help all these visitors, as well as local residents, identify. Costa Rica ; The Butterflies of Costa Rica and Their Natural History: Volume I: Papilionidae, Pieridae, Nymphalidae (Highly Recommended) Philip J. DeVries. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ.

pp., 51 color plates, 41 b&w illus. The Butterflies of Costa Rica and Their Natural History: Volume II: Riodinidae (Highly Recommended).

The butterfly larva generally feed on plants of the genus Annona and on Malpighia glabra (Malpighiaceae). Adults visit rotten fruit or dung.

The Butterflies of Costa Rica and Their Natural History, Volume I: Papilionidae, Pieridae, Nymphalidae. Princeton University Press, New Jersey, : Nymphalidae. Numbers noted as (D1:xx) refer to plates in "The Butterflies of Costa Rica and their Natural History (Volume 1): Papilionidae, Pieridae, Nymphalidae", by Philip J.

DeVries Numbers noted as (F:xx) refer to pages in "The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Butterflies", by Dr. John Feltwell. : Butterflies, Moths, and Other Invertebrates of Costa Rica: A Field Guide (The Corrie Herring Hooks Series) () by Henderson, Carrol L.

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Our website includes overbooks covering every aspect of wildlife, ecology and conservation as well as a comprehensive range of wildlife survey equipment, nestboxes and habitat management tools.

This alone will generate enthusiasm for caterpillars among professional biologists and general readers interested in lepidoptera."—Philip J. DeVries, Department of Biological Sciences, University of New Orleans, author of The Butterflies of Costa Rica and Their Natural History, Volumes I and II.

The closest guide to butterflies on the boat was DeVries’ The Butterflies of Costa Rica and their Natural History. I asked the captain of the boat and leader of our expedition, “Junior,” an expert naturalist in the region, if there was a guide to the butterflies of the Amazon.

He said no, but he had heard that someone was working on : Stephen F. Matter. The butterflies of Costa Rica and their natural history / Philip J.

DeVries Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, cc QLC67D48 v.1 PATERNO-4 QLC67D48 v.2 PATERNO-4 Butterflies, moths, and other invertebrates of Costa Rica: a field guide / Carrol L.

Henderson ; with photographs by. The blue morpho butterfly is undoubtably the most famous butterfly in Costa Rica. This exquisite butterfly is one of the largest in the world, with a wingspan of 20 centimeters (8 inches). The eyecatching blue color of the wings is actually an optical illusion, just like that of the Rio Celeste, as their wings aren’t actually pigmented that color.

Only the males appear iridescent blue; the. Portraits from the tropical forests of Costa Rica. Book., Cambridge, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press: The Butterflies of Costa Rica and Their Natural History, Papilionidae, Pieridae, Nymphalidae.

Notes on the life cycle and natural history of butterflies of El Salvador - Catonephele numilia esite. Excellent butterfly resource.

While this book is about 20 years old, it's one of the only butterfly resources for Costa Rica, and many of the species are found throughout Central America, making it a good reference book for the butterflies in that area of the world.5/5(1).

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C. Mallorie Department of Applied Biology, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3DX Great Britain ABSTRACT A study was made of the butterflies associated with different biotopes Cited by: Download and print Chapter Most Spectacular Batesian Mimicry [12kb pdf] The swallowtail butterfly, Papilio dardanus, occurs throughout most of Africa.

While the males maintain a typical swallowtail appearance, the females occur in over thirty different mimetic forms that clearly resemble various species of two danaid genera.