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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Butterflies of Malaysia, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and Southern Thailand


RM 52.90

An easy-to-use photographic identification guide to 280 butterfly species covering Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand, with descriptions of 190 additional species.

  • For each species the authoritative text describes identifying features, distribution, subspecies, habits and habitats.
  • Illustrated with images from some of the regions’ top butterfly photographers.
  • Overview of climate, vegetation, habitats, butterfly behaviour, life history and taxonomy.
  • Includes a complete classification of the butterfly genera of Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.


Format: Paperback
Size: 18.0 x 12.8 x 1.2 cm, 176 pp, 0.276 kg
Publisher: John Beaufoy Publishing, 2014, reprinted 2018
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-912081-62-2
Price: RM52.90

Genre: Non-fiction, Natural History

Laurence Kirton is the former Head of the Biodiversity and Conservation of Fauna Programme at the Forest Research Institute Malaysia. He holds a PhD in entomology from Imperial College, University of London, and has authored several papers on Malaysian butterflies.

Additional information

Weight 0.276 kg
Dimensions 18.0 × 12.8 × 1.2 cm


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