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Caterpillars of North America: Easily Identify 90 Common Butterflies and Moths (Adventure Quick Guides)

Caterpillars of North America: Easily Identify 90 Common Butterflies and Moths (Adventure Quick Guides)

Current price: $9.95
Publication Date: May 7th, 2024
Adventure Publications
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Get this handy guide to caterpillars found throughout North America, and learn how to identify them.

The metamorphosis from caterpillar to butterfly or moth is one of nature's most amazing wonders. While their transformations into winged pollinators tend to get much of the attention, caterpillars are fascinating and beautiful. Anyone who wants butterflies in their backyard or garden should hope for caterpillars too

If you see caterpillars in your area, keep this convenient guide close at hand. Designed for ease of use, the booklet is organized by butterfly or moth, then by family. Narrow your choices based on a caterpillar's physical characteristics, and view just a few species at a time to ID the insect--and see what kind of butterfly or moth it becomes. The professional photographs showcase 90 species. You'll also appreciate bonus information, such as caterpillar anatomy and why butterflies and moths are important. Written by acclaimed author and expert entomologist Jaret C. Daniels, Caterpillars of North America presents the most common and important species to know.

Book Features

  • Pocket-size format--easier than laminated foldouts
  • Professional photos showing key markings
  • Easy-to-use information for even casual observers
  • The author's "Top 10 Things You Can Do for Butterflies and Moths"

Improve your identification skills and learn more about caterpillars and the butterflies and moths they become, with this lightweight quick guide.

About the Author

Jaret C. Daniels, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Entomology at the University of Florida and Director of the McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity at the Florida Museum of Natural History, specializing in insect ecology and conservation. He has authored numerous scientific papers, popular articles, and books on wildlife conservation, insects, butterflies, and wildflowers--including butterfly field guides for Florida, Georgia, the Carolinas, and the Midwest. He is also the author of Backyard Bugs, Insects & Bugs Backyard Workbook, Insects & Bugs for Kids, Our Love of Bees, Vibrant Butterflies, and more. Jaret lives in Gainesville, Florida, with his wife, Stephanie.