Steve Parish Publishing, 2008. Small octavo, paperback, colour photographs.
Spectacular colourful flying insects brighten up many natural surrounds. A sudden glint of red, green, blue and brown is a wild Australian experience the passing flitter of butterflies or moths. But which species are they? How do they metamorphose? What do they eat? How can we protect these much-loved insects? The nature of butterflies and moths their amazing transformation and their relationships in the wild makes them fascinating to study.
This practical field guide introduces many species. From the largest butterfly in Australia, the Cairns Birdwing Butterfly to the very small family of “blues”.