The Butterflies and Moths of Northern Ireland

This collaboration between natural history expert Robert Thompson and Ulster Museum entomologist Brian Nelson is a guide to the lepidoptera of NI, with info on moth and butterfly conservation and habitats essential for the amateur lepidopterist.

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This collaboration between natural history expert Robert Thompson and entomologist of the Ulster Museum Brian Nelson is an essential guide to the butterflies and moths of Northern Ireland.

With over 400 pages of reader-friendly text and full-colour glossy photographs identifying the various species and describing their habitats, distribution and flight periods, this is an ideal reference for students and academics, as well as the amateur lepidopterist.

The book also features moth and butterfly conservation information, a historical survey chapter on notable Lepidoptera recorders of Northern Ireland, and even recommendations for the best ways to observe and study them in the field. A beautifully illustrated guide essential to the bookcase of anyone with an interest in butterflies and moths, or the flora and fauna of Northern Ireland in general.



  • Format: Hardback
  • Published On: 13 December 2006
  • Publisher: National Museums Northern Ireland/NMNI/Ulster Museum
  • ISBN / EAN: 9780900761478
  • Page Count: 440
  • Dimensions: 10.80 in x 8.90 in x 1.35 in

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