9780395904534

A Field Guide to Eastern Butterflies

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  • ISBN13:

    9780395904534

  • ISBN10:

    0395904536

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1998-05-15
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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Summary

This newly designed field guide features descriptions of 524 species of butterflies. One hundred color photographs as well as 348 color range maps accompany the species descriptions. The 541 exquisite color paintings clearly show even the most minute field marks. Introductory chapters include information on butterfly gardening, habitats, and conservation.

Table of Contents

Map of Area Covered
ii(5)
Editor's Note vii(2)
Acknowledgments ix(2)
Preface xi
1. How to Use This Book
1(3)
2. About Butterflies Their structure, life history, and behavior
4(10)
3. How to Study Butterflies Watching, photographing, and collecting
14(11)
4. Butterfly Gardening
25(4)
5. Conservation of Butterflies
29(5)
6. Butterfly Habitats
34(9)
PLATES (See list on page xvi)
43(82)
SPECIES ACCOUNTS 125
TRUE BUTTERFLIES: SUPERFAMILY PAPILIONOIDEA 125(192)
7. Swallowtails: Papilionidae
125(18)
8. Whites and Sulphurs: Pieridae
143(32)
9. Harvesters, Coppers, Hairstreaks, and Blues: Lycaenidae
175(48)
10. Metalmarks: Riodinidae
223(6)
11. Brushfoots: Nymphalidae
229(88)
SKIPPERS: SUPERFAMILY HESPERIOIDEA 317(92)
12. Skippers: Hesperiidae
317(92)
Life List of Eastern Butterflies 409(32)
Glossary 441(6)
References 447(4)
Appendixes: 451(7)
Directory of Butterfly Societies and Dealers 451(4)
Lepidopterists' Society Collecting Policy 455(3)
Index to Host and Nectar Plants 458(7)
Index to Butterflies 465

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