Jade Aster Badon

A Naturalist’s Guide to the Butterflies of the Philippines is an introductory photographic guide to 289 butterfly species commonly seen in the Philippines, and is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from the Philippines’ top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, wing size, larval foodplant, distribution and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers species and subspecies, butterfly observation, areas to visit, some butterfly facts, identification and taxonomy, and a glossary. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the butterflies of the Philippines with their current global status and endemicity.

Jade Aster T. Badon is an Assistant Professor at the Animal Biology Division, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of the Philippines Los Baños. He holds an MS and a PhD in Entomology and Nematology from the University of Florida, U.S.A. Jade has published papers on Southeast Asian Lepidoptera specifically in the Philippines, and he is the President of the Philippine Lepidoptera Butterflies and Moths, Inc. (PhiLep).

Specifications: • 180 x 128 mm (7 x 5”) 176 pages • 40,000 words approx. • 300 photographs
• ISBN 9781913679057 • £12.99 paperback • Available