THE HAWKMOTHS OF THE WESTERN PALEARCTIC
by A. R. Pittaway
1993, 240 pages, 13 color plates, b/w photos, drawings, maps. Beautifully illustrated treatment of large, colorful moth group, popular among Lepidoptera breeders. Covers Atlantic Ocean to Sahara Desert, Arctic Circle and Siberia. Treats life history, adult biology and morphology, ecology, and classification. Has checklist and descriptions of 57 species and 28 subspecies, with distribution maps, and text figures of larval structures, pupae, genitalia, and wing patterns. Color plates include photos of habitats, larvae and adults in natural settings, and 110 adult set specimens. Hardcover; 8-5/8 x 11-5/8″.
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