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Butterflies of the World

photographs by Gilles Martin; text by Myriam Baran; translated from the French by Simon Jones (2006): A photographer who focuses on the animal world and a naturalist detail the diversity and life cycle of butterflies, moths, and caterpillars. Stunning color close-up photos show how members of Lepidoptera are masters of mimicry and other survival strategies. Indexing is by scientific and common names; the volume includes a short bibliography.