wish to thank the following officials who helped
us in various aspects during preparing the manuscript
of this book:
Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuen (Taipei,
Taiwan)-Prof. H.-H. Chen, Mr. S.-C. Chen, Mr.
H.-Y. Tang, Mr. K.-Y. Fang, Miss F.-L. Lee, Mr.
C.-J. Chen, Mr. G.-B. Wang and Miss H.-L. Yang
for all assistance in financial support; Department
of Entomology, The Natural History Museum (London,
UK)--Mr. P.R. Ackery, Dr. G.S. Robinson, Mrs.
K. Goodger, Dr. H. Mendel and Mr. M. Kerly for
their allowance for examining all the related
type material, and Miss G. Campling of the Picture
Library of NHM for providing us to use images
taken in the museum under the agreement and courtesy
of NHM; Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg (Frankfurt
am Main, Germany)--Mr. C. G. Treadaway for offering
type material of Papilio hermeli and a long series
of Troides magellanus from Mindanao for photography;
Department of Medical Parasitology, Clinical Institute
of Hygiene, University of Vienna (Vienna, Austria)--Dr.
H. Aspock and Naturwissenschaftlichen Sammlungen
des Ferdinandeums (Innsbruck, Austria)--Dr. G.M.
Tarmann for their kind permission for taking pictures
of their long series collection of Parnassius
apollo; Museum national d'Histoire naturelle,
Laboratoire d'Entomologie (Paris, France)--Dr.
J. Minet and Mr. R. Rougerie for assisting in
photography for Papilio hospiton and Papilio homerus;
Department of Biology, National Taiwan Normal
University (Taipei, Taiwan)--Dr. Y.-F. Hsu for
his scientific comments on the Chinese version;
Department of Entomology, Ohio State University
(OH, USA)--Mr. C.-F. Lee for his correction and
comments on early manuscript; Division of Zoology,
Taiwan Endemic Species Research Institute (Chi-chi,
Taiwan)--Mr. Y.-L. Yang for his assistant in providing
invaluable data of Troides magellanus and Atrophaneura
horishana; Department of Entomology, National
Taiwan University (Taipei, Taiwan)--Mr. L.-J.
Wang, Mr. Y.-J. Chen, Mr. H.-Y. Lee, Mr. W.-I.
Chou, Mr. H.-T. Li, Mr. S.-P. Ker and Mr. Y.-A.
Lin for their providing voucher specimens and
nice photographs; finally Miss C.-M. Yang for
her efforts in editorial issues.
We hope that this book will help amateurs, professionals
and officials to correctly identify those protected
species and enjoy the nature of Taiwan.