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A Field Guide to Eastern Butterflies
     

A Field Guide to Eastern Butterflies

by Paul A. Opler
 

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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.

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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.

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Booknews
Replacing Alexander Klot's 1951 classic, A field guide to the butterflies, this new guide describes 524 species--all those known to occur in North America east of the 100th meridian--including all the most important information for each butterfly. The descriptions are enhanced by color paintings, range maps, line drawings, and numerous color photographs. General chapters address butterfly study, gardening, conservation, and habitats. Thrilling. Paper edition (unseen), $16.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395632796
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
04/01/1992
Series:
Peterson Field Guide Series
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
4.47(w) x 7.17(h) x 1.03(d)

Meet the Author

Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.

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