Butterflies of the Western Chesapeake: Washington DC, Maryland & Virginia features 84 species of butterfliesand most of their caterpillarsfound in the region surrounding the western regions of the Chesapeake Bay. Along with many of the more common species, several of the region's most unique species are also included: Appalachian Azure, Baltimore Checkerspot, Carolina Satyr and Mulberry Wing. This pocket-sized guide features color photos in a side-by-side format that makes it ideal for field use. Common and scientific names, adult wingspan, caterpillar host plants, and the flight season for each entry are listed, making it ideal for field use. Nature enthusiasts of all ages will enjoy using this marvelous guide.