n African Entomology - Classification and Checklist of the Species of Lepidoptera Recorded in Southern Africa, L. Vári, D.M. Kroon and M. Krüger : book review

Volume 11, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1021-3589



This extensive 384-page volume comprises a checklist of all species of Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) currently known from southern Africa. The inventory includes 8497 taxa and almost all of the families of Lepidoptera, including some that are unique to the region. It is the culmination of many years of painstaking cataloguing and research by three of the foremost experts on the Lepidoptera of South Africa, and is an example of what can be achieved by synergy between professional and amateur entomologists.

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