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Wings in the Light

(2019)
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An extraordinary look at the wild butterflies of North America, with hundreds of compelling original photographs

See what it's like to stare a butterfly in the eyes. Lavishly illustrated and scientifically rigorous, this dazzling volume provides a comprehensive visual guide to the butterflies of North America. David Lee Myers's stunning photography captures these amazing insects in their natural habitats, offering a firsthand look at how butterflies appear in the wild. Featuring more than a hundred species of butterflies, the book highlights the importance of studying these insects as indicator species and discusses not only the taxonomy and biology of butterflies, but the importance of conserving butterfly habitats.

A valuable resource for both professional lepidopterists and amateur naturalists, this engaging window into the world of North American butterflies serves not only to teach us what we can learn about these beautiful and inspiring creatures, but also the incredible things that we can learn from them.



Hardback Editions

March 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: Wings in the Light: Wild Butterflies in North America
Author(s): David Lee Myers
ISBN: 0-300-23613-1 / 978-0-300-23613-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Yale University Press
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