Van der Poorten, George, Nancy Van der Poorten

A compact easy to carry field guide

  • covers all 248 species found in Sri Lankan including 31 endemic species
  • 1154 color photographs of live individuals* of each species depicting the upperside and underside
  • distribution map for each species
  • notes on ecology, flight period and behavior that help with field identification
  • close-up photographs of key identification points for hard-to-identify species
  • identification keys for difficult groups of species
  • list of all known larval food plants for each species

* Exception: color photos for one species are of museum specimens as there are no photographs of live individuals whose identification has been confirmed.




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Lepodon Books, September 2018.  250 pages, paperback, 1,154 colour photographs, distribution maps, identification keys.