Familiar Butterflies

Author: Richard K. Walton,Paul A. Opler,National Audubon Society

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated

ISBN: 9780679729815

Category: Nature

Page: 191

View: 1927

Describes and illustrates eighty of the most abundant and widespread species in North America, and includes basic facts and information about their life cycle, habitat, and range

Southwestern Butterflies

An Introduction to Familiar Species

Author: James Kavanagh

Publisher: Waterford Press

ISBN: 9781583553244

Category: Nature

Page: 12

View: 8193

Southwestern Butterflies is an accessible field reference to familiar butterflies and moths found in this region. This durable folding guide is an essential resource for any level of nature explorer, to recognize and name the most common species. The detailed color illustrations assist with easy identification.

Pennsylvania Butterflies & Moths

An Introduction to Familiar Species

Author: James Kavanaugh

Publisher: Waterford Press

ISBN: 9781583554623

Category: Nature

Page: 1

View: 898

The many meadow gardens of Pennsylvania attract a multitude of butterfly species. Pennsylvania Butterflies and Moths offers beautiful detailed illustrations highlighting over 70 familiar species of butterflies and moths. Laminated for durability, this flexible folding guide is an ideal source of identification to these alluring creatures. Easy to fit in a jacket or back pocket, it will educate and delight the experienced and novice lepidopterists

A Field Guide to the Familiar

Learning to Observe the Natural World

Author: Gale Lawrence,Adelaide Tyrol

Publisher: UPNE

ISBN: 9780874518658

Category: Nature

Page: 274

View: 2232

Essays offer a fresh look at common plants, animals, and natural phenomena

The Complete Book of North American Butterflies

Author: Paul A. Opler

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781607102762

Category: Nature

Page: 192

View: 4336

Presents a guide to North American butterflies categorized by family that includes color photographs and information about such topics as habitat, migratory patterns, and the diet of caterpillars.

Kaufman Field Guide to Butterflies of North America

Author: Jim P. Brock,Kenn Kaufman

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618768264

Category: Nature

Page: 391

View: 3297

The most user-friendly butterfly guide ever published, still handy and compact, now updated with the very latest information - Follows the latest classification, recognizing more than forty additional species - Includes four new color plates of Mexican-border rarities - More than 2,300 images of butterflies in natural poses - Pictorial table of contents - Convenient one-page index - Range maps on text pages

What's that Butterfly?

A starter’s guide to butterflies of South Africa

Author: Steve Woodhall

Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa

ISBN: 1431702277

Category: Nature

Page: 144

View: 7145

"What’s that Butterfly? makes identifying butterflies easy! Designed with the beginner in mind, the book arrnages butterflies into groups that have broadly similar appearance and habits, including groups that are difficult to identify and those that are particularly hard to track down. Readers are encouraged to become familiar with the group before trying to identify individual species. Interesting fact boxes complement the text, and attractive colour photographs illustrate each species’ appearance. A comprehensive intro duction covers common behaviour, habits and habitats of South African butterflies, as well as their life history, where and how to find them, and butterfly rearing and breeding. On its own, or in combination with a field guide, What’s that Butterfly? is a colourful, user-friendly handbook and an inspiring introduction to the butterflies of the region."

The Life Cycle of Butterflies

Teacher's Guide

Author: N.A

Publisher: National Academies


Category: Butterflies

Page: 124

View: 8396

A 4-6 week unit designed for 2nd graders that highlights the life cycle of the Painted Lady butterfly.

Butterflies of the East Coast

An Observer's Guide

Author: Rick Cech,Guy Tudor

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780691090559

Category: Nature

Page: 345

View: 7868

Here is an accessible, informative, and highly illustrated book that offers a fresh view of butterflies in the East Coast states, from the Atlantic seaboard to the Appalachians. In addition to providing a wealth of facts and photos, the book is the first to furnish detailed and up-to-date photo-illustrated information on the host plants favored by particular species. With 234 full-page species accounts and accompanying range maps, plus more than 950 large-size color photos, it is an essential reference work for field observers, gardeners, educators, and conservation managers--or anyone interested in appreciating the lepidopteran world close at hand. The introductory chapters detail the subtle ecology of the East Coast region, establishing a consistent ecological framework that enriches the individual species accounts. There is also an overview of current scientific literature and observational findings to help readers better interpret complex butterfly behaviors in the field, including seasonal movements, host plant and diapause strategies, defensive chemistry, and more. The book is written by Rick Cech, a seasoned field observer who has spent years studying and photographing East Coast butterflies. His substantial first-hand experience with both the common and rare species in the region adds much depth and new insight to the commentary. 234 full-page species accounts and accompanying range maps 950 large-size color photos 215 photos of individual host plants and habitats 735 high-quality photos of butterflies and caterpillars Introductory chapters detailing the subtle ecology of the East Coast region An overview of current scientific literature and observational findings Descriptions of diapause and host plant strategies and defensive chemistry User-friendly with clear, concise text


Author: Robert Michael Pyle,Roger Tory Peterson,Sarah Anne Hughes

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618307234

Category: Nature

Page: 64

View: 4485

From the black-and-white stripes of a Zebra Swallowtail to the pale jade of a Malachite, coloring your own field guide is the most enjoyable way to learn about butterflies. Each drawing is accompanied by a brief description that educates as it entertains. Place the new color stickers next to the drawings for a visual reference while coloring. Coloring the drawings helps reinforce the color, image, and shape of each butterfly, improving your memory and perception while offering a pleasant and easy way to learn. Fun for adults as well as children, beginning and experienced naturalists alike.

Butterflies of Florida Field Guide

Author: Jaret C. Daniels

Publisher: Adventure Publications(MN)

ISBN: 9781591930051

Category: Nature

Page: 256

View: 5961

Butterfly identification is now simple for everyone! This handy field guide focuses on 133 species of Ohio butterflies, arranged by color. See a blue butterfly? Turn to the blue section. Perfect for backyard or field use, this book features full-color photos of each butterfly plus an illustration that points out key identification marks. Youíll learn things youíve always wondered about butterflies while easily identifying the ones that you see.

The Butterfly Isles

A Summer in Search of Our Emperors and Admirals

Author: Patrick Barkham

Publisher: Granta Books (UK)

ISBN: 9781847083159

Category: Butterflies

Page: 372

View: 8185

Butterflies animate our summers but the 59 butterfly species of the British Isles can be surprisingly elusive. Some bask unseen at the top of trees in London parks; others lurk at the bottom of damp bogs in Scotland. Several are virtually extinct. This book charts the author's quest to find all 59, from the Adonis Blue to the Dingy Skipper.

...Butterflies Worth Knowing

By Clarence M. Weed...

Author: Clarence Moores Weed

Publisher: N.A


Category: Butterflies

Page: 286

View: 3247

The Butterflies of Australia

Author: Albert Orr,Roger Kitching

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 174269148X

Category: Nature

Page: 336

View: 2235

A complete guide to Australian butterflies, with hundreds of beautiful illustrations in typical habitats.