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9781934480038

Butterfly Landscapes of New Mexico

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  • ISBN13:

    9781934480038

  • ISBN10:

    1934480037

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-03-30
  • Publisher: Univ of New Mexico Pr
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Summary

Butterfly Landscapes of New Mexicobreaks new ground by organizing butterflies around elements of landscape and habitat. This useful book helps butterfly lovers find the more than three hundred kinds of butterflies scattered in our state's diverse landscape.Steven Cary reveals New Mexico butterflies as expressions of local topography, climate, and plants. His vivid photographs and informative text first portray butterflies within a region and then in progressively smaller components of landscape.Cary's perspective is intimate and imaginative. A handy companion in the field or the living room, this book appeals to butterfly enthusiasts and others eager to learn about the state's remarkable array of butterflies.

Author Biography

Author Steven J. Cary reveals New Mexico butterflies as reflections of local topography, climate, and plants. His vivid photographs and informative text first portray the gossamer-winged creatures within a region and then in progressively smaller components of landscape.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 6
How to Use this Bookp. 7
About Butterfliesp. 8
Colorful Wingsp. 9
Incredible Life Cyclep. 10
Appreciating Butterfliesp. 12
Butterfly Gardeningp. 14
Butterfly Landscapesp. 16
Here, There, Everywherep. 17
Vertical Paradep. 26
Upper Sonotan Zonep. 30
Transistion Zonep. 39
Canadian Zonep. 52
Regional Specialtiesp. 61
Eastern Plainsp. 64
North-Central Mountainsp. 76
Northwest Plateaup. 94
Southwest Basin and Rangep. 106
Desert Borderlandsp. 120
Additional Resourcesp. 138
Accessing Butterfly Landscapesp. 139
Checklist of New Mexico Butterfliesp. 140
Butterfly Glossaryp. 146
Recommended Readingp. 148
State Parksp. 150
State Mapp. 151
Indexp. 152
Acknowledgmentsp. 166
Photo Creditsp. 167
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