A detailed study of 57 sphingid species occurring in Europe (Ireland to the Urals), North Africa and the Middle East, placing particular emphasis on ecological factors governing population and distribution. The colour plates depict adults of all species, larvae of 40 species and 5 subspecies, and 13 types of habitat. A major work, of interest to lepidopterists and conservationists.
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Life Sciences: Zoology
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15 colour plates, 44 b&w illustrations, 51 text figures, 57 maps, index