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Published by Academic Press in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Butterflies -- Congresses

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by R. I. Vane-Wright and P. R. Ackery.
SeriesSymposia of the Royal Entomological Society of London -- no. ll.
ContributionsVane-Wright, R. I., Ackery, P. R.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL541 .B56 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 429 p. :
Number of Pages429
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19798201M
ISBN 100127137505
LC Control Number83-71684

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