THE WORLD OF THE HONEYBEE. By Colin G. Butler. New Naturalist No. 29.

THE WORLD OF THE HONEYBEE. By Colin G. Butler. New Naturalist No. 29.

INHERITANCE AND NATURAL HISTORY. By R.J. Berry. New Naturalist No. 61.

INHERITANCE AND NATURAL HISTORY. By R.J. Berry. New Naturalist No. 61.

MOTHS. By E.B. Ford. New Naturalist No. 30.

1955 1st edition. Large 8vo (152 x 222mm). Ppxx,266,ii[ads]. Colour and b/w photograph plates, illustrations, maps, glossary and bibliography. Green cloth, spine titled in gilt.

"Dr. E.B. ford, this book's distinguished author, wrote Butterflies, one of the four first New Naturalist volumes that set the series on it secure foundations. "This new book is written in ths same high scientific spirit and with the same lucidity, and is embellished with a collection of photographs by Mr. S.M. Beaufoy which, were it possible, could be held even finer than those which he contributed to Butterflies. (The author) shows us that with moths we have a group of animals in which we can understand very deeply the inheritance of characteristics in wild populations. The study of moths thus contributes to our understanding of evoultion and finds us principles which can be applied throughout the animal kingdom.. ..He ends his book with an account of the new population studies of which he is himself a pioneer". A detailed study of moths, principally in the British Isles, lots on identification, biology and inheritance. Chapters include: Structure and physiology; Genetics; The genetics of sex; Genetic interaction; Polymorphism; Dispersal; Protective devices; Injurious moths; Geographical distribution; Types of habitat; Relict faunas; Geographical races; Melanism, industrial and otherwise; Evolution. New Naturalist No. 30.
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Author Ford (E.B.)
Book Code 46384
ISBN No ISBN
Book Description Slight use, Slight browning and marks to end-papers. Good-plus in poor dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1955
Publisher Collins.
Place New Naturalist Series.