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The Butterflies of Russia:
Classification, Genitalia, Keys for Identification
Lepidoptera: Hesperioidea & Papilionoidea

By Pavel Y. Gorbunov
December 2001
Russian Academy of Sciences
ISBN: 5-94131-004-8
320 pages, illustrated
$139.50 hardcover

The butterfly fauna of Russia is completely reviewed in this work, with keys compiled for the 472 species in 140 genera occurring in the country. Surveys of their taxonomy and brief remarks on distribution and ecology are provided. The male genitalia and some other structures of all these taxa are depicted in more than 700 figures arranged in 41 plates, 472 distribution maps, and over 100 color photos of the butterflies in nature.