A Field Guide to Eastern Butterflies

A Field Guide to Eastern Butterflies


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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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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780395904534
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 05/28/1998
Series: Peterson Field Guides Series , #2
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 512
Sales rank: 316,192
Product dimensions: 4.50(w) x 7.25(h) x 1.31(d)

About 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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