This waterproof guide beautifully illustrates over 80 species of butterflies and most of their caterpillars found in the Florida Keys. The pocket-sized guide features color photos in a side-by-side format that makes it ideal for field use. Some of the rarest butterflies in the world such as the Schaus' Swallowtail and Miami Blue are shown.Common and scientific names, adult size, season when they can be found, and their caterpillar host plants are listed. Tips on finding butterflies and caterpillars are given and the life cycle of the Gulf Fritillary is illustrated. Nature enthusiasts of all ages will enjoy using this guide.