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Title:
A field guide to eastern butterflies
Author:
Opler, Paul A.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1998.
Physical Description:
xvii, 486 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 19 cm.
General Note:
"Sponsored by the National Audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute."
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780395904534
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

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.


Author Notes

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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