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Butterfly

Author: Thomas Marent; Ben Morgan
Publisher: New York : DK Pub., 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Butterfly is a celebration of the dazzling variety of colors, patterns, habitats, and behavior of the world's butterflies and moths, with breathtaking photographs by Thomas Marent. More than 500 intimate images lift the veil on a fascinating-and often hidden-world, visually documenting the miraculous transformation of a crawling caterpillar into a colorful and graceful winged creature -Cover.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Illustrated works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Marent; Ben Morgan
ISBN: 9780756633400 0756633400
OCLC Number: 173659546
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 280 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Photographer's passion --
Identity --
scaly wings --
wing structure --
antennae and eyes --
proboscis --
thorax and abdomen --
classification --
moths --
Transformation --
beginnings --
eating machines --
footwork --
skin --
skin adornments --
discerning diets --
social life --
growing --
metamorphosis --
Maturity --
new beginning --
taking flight --
feeding --
dietary supplements --
puddling sites --
migration --
courtship --
mating --
egg laying --
life spans --
Survival --
camouflage --
disguise --
eyespots --
tail decoys --
chemical deterrents in larvae --
chemical deterrents in adults --
mimicry --
Butterfly and moth families --
Index and acknowledgments.
Responsibility: Thomas Marent ; with Ben Morgan.
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Butterfly is a celebration of the dazzling variety of colors, patterns, habitats, and behavior of the world's butterflies and moths, with breathtaking photographs by Thomas Marent. More than 500 intimate images lift the veil on a fascinating-and often hidden-world, visually documenting the miraculous transformation of a crawling caterpillar into a colorful and graceful winged creature -Cover.

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