Author: Department of Green Areas and Gardens, Municipal Affairs Bureau of Macao Special Administrative Region; Guangdong Institute of applied Biological Resources
Publication date: 2019/10
This book introduces the classification system, morphological features and analysis of butterfly communities of Macao, highlighting with 94 species in 5 families. Common name in Chinese and English, as well as scientific name are listed for each species. Information on activity patterns, morphological characteristics, wingspan, local host plants, distribution in China and records in Macao are provided, also with illustrations of live and specimen photographs of most species. A checklist of 119 Macao species is in the appendix, including all species from literature records and recent discoveries. This is an essential reference for researchers, nature enthusiasts, and related professionals.