Pocket Guide to Butterflies of East Africa

KSh 1,950

This handy, compact guide serves as an introduction to the amazing diversity of butterflies in East Africa. It details 247 of the more common, spectacular and interesting species found in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda.



Author: Dr. Dino J. Martins& Steve Collins
ISBN: 978-1-77584-242-2
Publisher: Nature Kenya
Size (inches):
Pages: 144 pages
Format: Paperback
Colour: Black and White
Language: English
Publication Date:  2016


Dr. Dino J. Martins is an entomologist and evolutionary biologist, is widely knows as East Africa’s ‘Dudu Man. Dr Martins holds a PHD in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology from Harvard University. A prolific writer, he has published numerous articles in scientific, natural history, and environmental publications. He is currently chair of the Insect Committee of Nature Kenya – the East Africa Natural History Society and is winner of the 2015 Whitley Gold Award for conservation.

Steve Collins is a biologist who has worked in or visited over 50 African countries and the surrounding islands. In 1996, he founded the African Butterfly Research Institute (ABRI), which houses the most comprehensive collection of African butterflies. He has authored over 100 scientific papers on African Butterflies, their life histories, biology and ecology, and has written several books on the subject.

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