Systematics of western N.A. butterflies

Eric or Pat Metzler spruance at
Wed Jan 6 09:10:40 EST 1999

I received an advertisement indicating Tom Emmel is the author
(editor).  There are supposed to be many changes in nomenclature and
taxonomy.  Lots of new subspecies. I'd be more specific but I don't have
the ad here right now.

Eric Metzler
Columbus OH

Kenelm Philip wrote:
>         Here's a bit of info on this book:
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> be out in December '98. Only 1000 copies are to be printed and shipping
> to purchasers will be in January, 1999.  The cost is $75 + $4.95 s/h.
> It may be ordered from:
> Mariposa Press, Inc.
> 1717 NW 45th Avenue
> Gainesville, Florida 32605
> Payment by check or money order only, thus no phone or credit card orders.
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
>         I have not seen the book, but from what I have heard about it, it's
> what is sometimes referred to as a 'non-book'--that is, a collection of
> papers on different topics by different authors. It is not an attempt to
> provide complete coverage for classification of all species of western NA
> butterflies. At least some of the papers may be a bit controversial--
> although that depends on to whom you are talking...
>         I have no information about the illustrations.
>                                                         Ken Philip
> fnkwp at

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