Species - Threats - Conservation
Content: Habitat protection for butterflies. Threat and species decline. Catalogue of habitats with characteristic species endangerment and measures. Economic importance: pest and beneficial insect. Importance in agriculture and in the forest. Silk. Insect pheromones.
Families covered: Hepialidae, Cossidae, Sesiidae, Thyrididae, Lasiocampidae, Lemonidae, Endromidae, Saturniidae, Bombycidae, Notodontidae, Thaumetopoeidae, Dilobidae, Lymantriidae, Arctiidae.
Size: 1992 color images, 389 line drawings, 34 color plates, 900 pages.
Publisher: Pro Natura - Swiss Association for Nature Conservation
Description: As in the first and second volume, also in the third volume the focus is on biology, faunistics and threat of each species. Emerged is a unique documentation, in which observations of more than one hundred entomologists with thousands hour of field work are summarized. The result are outstanding books that are at the same time aesthetic and practical.
This work was only possible through the volunteer work of the authors and thanks to the support of many donors!