A Naturalist’s Guide to the Butterflies of Borneo


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A Naturalist's Guide to the Butterflies of Borneo RM88.00

There are currently approximately 19,750 species of butterfly in the world, grouped into six families. Of these, Borneo is home to approximately 1,000 species, many of which are shared with continental Southeast Asia, but Borneo also has a significant number of endemic species of its own. For its size, Borneo is very rich in butterfly species.

Embark on a journey of discovery with A Naturalist’s Guide to the Butterflies of Borneo, the ultimate resource for butterfly enthusiasts aiming to explore the rich biodiversity of Borneo’s lepidopteran species. This essential book is specifically designed for nature lovers who wish to identify the butterflies of Borneo with ease and accuracy.

With A Naturalist’s Guide to the Butterflies of Borneo, you will encounter a carefully curated collection of around 100 species that make up 90 percent of the butterfly sightings on the island. This exceptional guide highlights the most prevalent butterflies of Borneo, shedding light on a significant fraction of the island’s native butterfly population.

Fans of Borneo’s butterflies will be thrilled by the focus on the most eye-catching families: the resplendent Papilionidae (birdwings and swallowtails), the serene Pieridae (whites and yellows), and the enchanting Nymphalidae (tigers, pansies, and allies). While Lycaenidae (blues) and Hesperiidae (skippers) families abound, it’s the splendid species that are given prominence within the colorful pages of this book, making it a visual treasure trove for those fascinated by the butterflies of Borneo.

This guidebook is more than just a catalogue of the butterflies of Borneo; it offers a deep dive into their world, with special emphasis on species that boast unique ecological habits. Learn about the life cycle, structure, and habitats of Borneo’s butterflies, along with detailed information on the plants that nourish them throughout their transformative life stages.

Bring A Naturalist’s Guide to the Butterflies of Borneo into your nature library, and take the first step in what promises to be an enlightening and unforgettable exploration of one of the world’s most diverse butterfly regions. Your adventure among the butterflies of Borneo starts with this comprehensive and beautifully illustrated guide.

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