100 Caterpillars is an elegant addition to the library of anyone interested in art, science, or natural history who wants to learn more about tropical insects. Margaret D. Lowman, author of It's a Jungle Up There: More Tales from the Treetops). Furry, thorny and psychedelic-it's a shame that these caterpillars will turn into butterflies, so remarkable are they in their current state. The authors present close-ups of 100, generally ostentatious, macrocaterpillars from the estimated 9,500 species inhabiting northwestern Costa Rica's Area de Conservacicn Guanacaste. Accompanied by an image of the adult, each highlights a relevant natural history theme.
Jeffrey C. Miller, Daniel H. Janzen, Winifred Hallwachs. Every bright monarch butterfly or striking luna moth started out in a far subtler form of nature's mosaic, a humble caterpillar. It is this early stage of life-crafted by natural selection into machines for converting a vast array of plant matter, mostly leaves, into the beautiful adults that have captivated humans for millennia-that this book brings to dazzling light.
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By Jeffrey C Miller, Daniel H Janzen, and, Winifred Hallwachs. Cambridge (Massachusetts): Harvard University Press. vii + 264 p; il. numerical and alphabetical species lists. Dylan Parry, "100 Caterpillars: Portraits from the Tropical Forests of Costa Rica. By Jeffrey C Miller, Daniel H Janzen, and Winifred Hallwachs. Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. Rethinking the Theoretical Foundation of Sociobiology. Wilson et al. A Symbiotic View of Life: We Have Never Been Individuals.
C. Janzen, et al. Your purchase helps support NPR programming. Independent Booksellers. More than two hundred dazzling full-color photographs capture the life cycles of an array of colorful caterpillar species that can be found throughout the Costa Rican rain forest, accompanied by a study of their behavior, ecology, development into beautiful adult moths and butterflies, and role in their local ecosystem.
Forests of costa rica. The Belknap Press of Harvard. University Press, Cambridge, 2007, 256 p. ISBN 978-0-674-. These authors are well known for their long-term studies on. the fauna of Costa Rica. They not only publish scientific papers, but also bring their results to a wider public which love nature, the tropics and butterflies. One such work is this book, which is. on 100 species of Costa Rican butterflies and moths. eral chapters about butterflies (and one chapter about the origin. of Area de conservación Guanacaste ACG), the authors. I think the stories about butterflies and moths are the most. valuable part of book. They are of a different kind – host plant. tions arise while reading this book. For instance, what was the. original habitat in the past of species now dependent on human.
by Winifred Hallwachs, Daniel Janzen, Jeffrey Miller. Select Format: Paperback. Gathered by the authors in the tropical dry forests, cloud forests and rain forests of north-western Costa Rica, this text features over 100 large-format photographs of caterpillars, which document the dizzying variety of shapes, vivid colours, and cryptic markings among these species. ISBN13:9780674034822. Release Date:March 2010.
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