Magic Eyes of Masoala: The Colourful Lepidoptera of Madagascar Rainforests (Hardcover)

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All about very special animal species in a unique world region: Simultaneous visual experience and exciting research on butterflies and moths based on over 1,000 carefully evaluated and analyzed photos.

is regarded as a jewel of nature, where due to its isolated location away from
all continents, a very unique flora and fauna could develop with numerous
species that are found nowhere else in the world. This includes an amazing and
unique variety of butterflies - and especially moths, which are systematically presented
here for the first time in detail. All displayed animals
were photographed alive, as they were captured at night by Armin Dett with the
help of a light trap and then released.
cooperation with leading collections and scientists they were identified and
assigned, their genus families characterized and described. The book not only
makes you marvel at nature's amazing creativeness through the stunning photos, but also provides an
identification guide and is a valuable research tool. Furthermore, it is an
important record of the current time, as climate change and habitat destruction
due to clearing and population growth threaten this natural paradise in the
Indian Ocean.

About the Author

Armin Dett studied communication design in Konstanz. Since 1991 he has been a self-employed designer with a studio and agency in Konstanz. He now spends his time on his own private research projects such as the photographic study of butterflies and moths in different countries.

Product Details
ISBN: 9783716518762
ISBN-10: 371651876X
Publisher: Benteli Verlags
Publication Date: November 7th, 2023
Pages: 304
Language: English