This completely new edition combines both photographs and artwork to give a really practical identification guide to over 240 species of British butterflies and moths. Its handy size means that you will never set out without it.
There are over 160,000 known species of butterflies and moths and there are over 5,000 species in Europe, mostly small and inconspicuous moths. This book is a fascinating introduction to 240 of the most commonly found species within the British Isles.
Each entry includes:
- Identifying illustrations of the butterfly or moth and details of distinguishing features which can help with identification
- Information on size, habitat, geographical range and months when the butterfly or moth can be spotted
- The names of similar species with which the butterfly or moth could be confused, and details of the differences between them