416 pages covering the continent of Australia, Papua New Guinea, the Moluccas east of the Wallace/Weber Line, New Caledonia , 416 pages covering the continent of Australia, Papua New Guinea, the Moluccas east of the Wallace/Weber Line, New Caledonia, the Solomon Islands and New Zealand, and the islands of the Pacific including Hawaii. All families included and the family Danaidae has been revised according to Ackery & Vane-Wright’s Milkweed Butterflies, 1984. In the Lycaenidae, many new species have been added and there is a revision of text and figures of some genera.
3rd Edition (1990) (First and second editions out of print)
(Papilionidae, Pieridae & Danaidae) (1982)
288 pages. The Oriental Region covers the sub-continent of India to China along the 30º N parallel of latitude, south to Indonesia west of the Wallace/Weber Line. Includes the islands of Taiwan and the Philippines. The families covered in this book include the spectacular Swallowtails and the Orange-tips. Currently out of print, however some slightly imperfect original copies are available
(Nymphalidae, Satyridae, Amathusidae, Libytheidae & Acraeidae)(1985)
296 pages. Over 1,000 gorgeous species of medium to large butterflies that are so distinctive of the romantic islands and archipelagoes that make up the region.
(Lycaenidae & Riodinidae) (1986)
153 pages. Completes the Oriental region. Approximately 800 species of Blues & Hairstreaks, which together comprise nearly a third of the total number of true butterflies in the region.
(Papilionidae. Pieridae) (1981)
188 pages covering all of South America and Central America (Mexico to Panama) and islands of the Caribbean, and the Pacific Ocean islands adjacent to the western coast of South and Central America. OUT OF PRINT
ISBN 0 9593639 3 9
(Danaidae, Ithomiidae, Heliconidae & Morphidae) (2009 reprint. Not a revision)
223 pages. The Morphidae in particular include the spectacular Blue Morphos famous in the region. The original 1984 edition much in demand, is a rare butterfly book and has been out of print for many years. The reprint (2009) is extremely limited to 250 copies only
(Brassolidae, Acraeidae, Nymphalidae (partim)) (1995 reprint. Not a revision)
148 pages. Treats genera Euptoieta to Hamadryas inclusive, and supplement to the Morphidae. Plus corrections to Parts I and II.
(Nymphalidae (partim)) (1987)
164 pages. Treats genera Vila to Atlantea including the famous and highly treasured genera Callicore, Asterope, Agrias and Prepona
(Nymphalidae (concl.), Satyridae (complete), Libytheidae) (1989)
208 pages. Nymphalidae (118 species, 10 genera) includes the genus Anaea, regarded by some as a family in its own right, the Anaeidae. The Satyridae treated comprehensively, cover nearly 710 species over 52 genera. The smallest family, Libytheidae, are represented by three species in a single genus.
(Riodinidae, complete) (1994)
In this volume there appear for the first time many new species unknown at the time of Seitz, and with accurate photographs of some species that appeared in that earlier work in inaccurate artists’ renderings.