Butterfly identification is now simple for everyone! This handy field guide focuses on 133 species of Ohio butterflies, arranged by color. See a blue butterfly? Turn to the blue section. Perfect for backyard or field use, this book features full-color photos of each butterfly plus an illustration that points out key identification marks. Youíll learn things youíve always wondered about butterflies while easily identifying the ones that you see.
Butterflies of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia: A Guide to Common and Notable Species. This waterproof guide beautifully illustrates over 80 species of butterflies and their caterpillars found in North carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. The pocket-sized guide features color photos in a side-by-side format that makes it ideal for field use. This region has many beautiful butterflies such as the Zabulon Skipper, Mourning Cloak, and Diana Fritillary, which can be easily identified with the guide. 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.
Features photographs of each butterfly plus an illustration that points out key identification marks, arranged by color, and including the spicebush swallowtail, tawny emperor, and golden-banded skipper.
Author: Mark Williams
Publisher: Southern Book Pub of South Africa
Release Date: 1994
This is an introductory field guide, specifically aimed at the user who has little knowledge of butterflies. The layout and text have been kept simple, to allow easy identification of species and groups in Southern Africa. The colour-coded plates enable the reader to first identify a butterfly by its most obvious characteristic - its colour, and are arranged irrespective of taxonomic relationships. Once the colour grouping has been established, the reader can gauge size, identify patterns, and then refer to the text to check features and establish distribution.
Author: Jeffrey Glassberg
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date: 1993
For decades, bird watchers have delighted in the freedom and joy of nature armed only with binoculars and a good field guide. In more recent years, amateur naturalists have also turned their lenses to the world of butterflies, whose myriad species and fantastic shapes and colors offer an intriguing challenge to even the most seasoned birder. But while bird enthusiasts have always had the help of accurate and accessible handbooks, those observing butterflies have had no such advantage. Until now, that is.In this unique field guide, Jeffrey Glassberg has made butterfly watching a less frustrating and far more rewarding pastime, showing us how to find, identify, and enjoy the nearly 160 species that inhabit the Northeast. Butterflies Through Binoculars is the first butterfly guide to combine the immediacy and vividness of actual photographs of living butterflies with the traditional field guide format. While older guides cater to the collector, offering drawings that show the captured and mounted insect, this book shows butterflies in their natural poses and in the correct size relationship to related species. With Butterflies Through Binoculars in hand, the brilliant Tiger Swallowtail, the more dour Mourning Cloak, even the Rare Skipper itself will not elude identification by the beginning--or, for that matter, the more seasoned--observer. By focussing the guide on the Boston to Washington corridor, Glassberg has excluded the species from unrelated areas that have made older field guides so cumbersome. In addition, he provides entirely new field marks for butterfly identification, demonstrates how to identify subjects by way of the key characteristics butterflies are likely to display in their natural settings, shows how species can be recognized both from above and below, and explains how to differentiate between males and females.Besides being a handy guide to identification, Butterflies Through Binoculars also tells readers where to find particular species, giving a complete account of flight times, ranges, and seasonal patterns. Nine major locations for butterflying are described in great detail, and readers are directed to forty specific locations where uncommon--even rare--species can be found. And throughout the book, the basic natural history of each species is considered in a lively, readable fashion.For butterfly enthusiasts, for bird watchers who want to add a new dimension to their hobby, for anyone who is simply interested in exploring the wilds of their own back yard, Butterflies Through Binoculars will offer hours of delightful help and instruction.
Author: Giff Beaton
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Release Date: 2007
More than one hundred and fifty species of dragonflies and damselflies most likely to be seen throughout the U.S. Southeast north of Florida are covered in this abundantly illustrated guide that is organized for easy use in the field and contains information on the insects' life cycles, taxonomy, characteristics, habitats, distribution, behavior, and identification.
Author: Sidney W. Dunkle
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2000-10-12
Dragonfly watching is fast becoming an enjoyable and exciting hobby for many of those who love butterfly watching. This book picks up on that trend and brings it to the reader in an attractive and accessible format. A new addition to Oxford's acclaimed Butterflies through Binoculars series of field guides, Dragonflies through Binoculars allows for quick and easy identification of all the 300-plus species of dragonflies that have been found in the United States and Canada. In these well-illustrated pages, Sidney W. Dunkle answers any query the beginner or expert might have on the subject of dragonfly-watching on this continent--what kind of binoculars to buy, where to start looking for dragonflies, how to photograph these striking creatures, which clubs or societies to join, and so forth. Other important features for this handy field guide include detailed accounts of every species mentioned, useful information on habitats, explanations of mating rituals, full-color photographs of most of the species described, and range maps.
Author: Jim Howell
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Release Date: 2006
More than sixty bugs commonly found in homes, yards, and gardens in Georgia are profiled in an illustrated handbook that demonstrates how the difference between a pesky bug and helpful bug often comes down to how, when, and where it is found.
Author: Jim P. Brock
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release Date: 2003
The most user-friendly butterfly guide ever published, still handy and compact, now updated with the very latest information - Follows the latest classification, recognizing more than forty additional species - Includes four new color plates of Mexican-border rarities - More than 2,300 images of butterflies in natural poses - Pictorial table of contents - Convenient one-page index - Range maps on text pages
Author: Dennis Paulson
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Release Date: 2009-05-03
Dragonflies and Damselflies of the West is the first fully illustrated field guide to all 348 species of dragonflies and damselflies in western North America. Dragonflies and damselflies are large, stunningly beautiful insects, as readily observable as birds and butterflies. This unique guide makes identifying them easy--its compact size and user-friendly design make it the only guide you need in the field. Every species is generously illustrated with full-color photographs and a distribution map, and structural features are illustrated where they aid in-hand identification. Detailed species accounts include information on size, distribution, flight season, similar species, habitat, and natural history. Dennis Paulson's introduction provides an essential primer on the biology, natural history, and conservation of these important and fascinating insects, along with helpful tips on how to observe and photograph them. Dragonflies and Damselflies of the West is the field guide naturalists, conservationists, and dragonfly enthusiasts have been waiting for. Covers all 348 western species in detail Features a wealth of color photographs Provides a color distribution map for every species Includes helpful identification tips Serves as an essential introduction to dragonflies and their natural history
Author: Jaret C. Daniels
Release Date: 2017-05-16
Genre: Family & Relationships
How many times have you seen a bug and wondered, "What in the world is that?” Wonder no more! Acclaimed entomologist and nature author Jaret C. Daniels presents a simple yet informative guide to backyard bugs of the United States and southern Canada. Featuring more than 160 species organized by where the bugs are generally found, this fascinating book covers everything from ants to mosquitoes to spiders. So when you see a bug, look it up. You’ll be amazed by what you learn! Book Features More than 160 species of common and interesting backyard bugs Easy-to-use format--bugs organized by where they are generally found Neat-to-know information for homeowners, gardeners, campers and even children Full-color photographs of every featured species