The section titled "Caterpillar Projects" will be of special interest to educators. The giant silk moths, common garden guests, and of course, economically important species, and many other species covered include forest pests, tiger moths, the Mescal Worm and Mexican Jumping Bean caterpillars. A compact guide to nearly 700 caterpillars east of the mississippi, biology, and taxonomy not found in other popular works a section geared toward educators, from forest pests to garden guests and economically important species 1, plus succinct text on distribution and other vital information Many caterpillars illustrated here for the first time Current information on distribution, 200 color photos and 24 line drawings enable easy identification Full-page species accounts with image of adult insect for almost 400 species, "Caterpillar Projects" An indispensable resource for all who seek an easy-to-use guide to the caterpillars of this vast region .
The introductory chapter covers caterpillar structure, life cycles, photography, natural enemies, rearing, and conservation. Full-page species accounts cover almost 400 species, foodplants, seasonal activity, with up to six images per species including an image of the adult plus succinct text with information on distribution, and life history.
Caterpillars of Eastern North America: A Guide to Identification and Natural History Princeton Field Guides #ad - Dozens of new foodplant records are presented and erroneous records are corrected. These accounts are generously complemented with additional images of earlier instars, noteworthy behaviors, closely related species, and other intriguing aspects of caterpillar biology. The more than 1, 200 color photographs and two dozen line drawings include numerous exceptionally striking images.
Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America Peterson Field GuidesHoughton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - They come in a rainbow of colors, from brilliant oranges and pinks to soft greens and violets. There are moths with colorful leopard-like spots, and ones that look more like B-movie aliens; some that are as large as your hand, and others the size of a grain of rice. Houghton Mifflin. With helpful tips on how to attract and identify moths, range maps and season graphs showing when and where to find each species, and clear photographs that use the unique Peterson arrow system for easy identification, this guide provides everything an amateur or experienced moth-watcher needs.
Sponsored by the national Wildlife Federation and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute. There are thousands of moth species in the northeast of North America, and while it might seem that they are all drab grays and browns, there is actually a startling variety.
Beetles of Eastern North AmericaPrinceton University Press #ad - Organized by family, biology, with 31 drawings that aid identification, and features current information on distribution, the book also includes an illustrated key to the most common beetle families, and taxonomy not found in other guides. An unmatched guide to the rich variety of eastern North American beetles, nature photographers, insect enthusiasts, this is an essential book for amateur naturalists, students, and professional entomologists and other biologists.
Provides the only comprehensive, 406 species in all 115 families east of the mississippi riverFeatures more than 1, and accessible full-color treatment of the region's beetlesCovers 1, 500 stunning color images from top photographersPresents concise information on identification, collecting, natural history, authoritative, and geographic range for each species and familyIncludes an illustrated key to the most common beetle families Houghton Mifflin.
Beetles of Eastern North America #ad - . Beetles of eastern north america is a landmark book--the most comprehensive full-color guide to the remarkably diverse and beautiful beetles of the United States and Canada east of the Mississippi River. Lavishly illustrated with over 1, 500 stunning color images by some of the best insect photographers in North America, the book features an engaging and authoritative text by noted beetle expert Arthur Evans.
Extensive introductory sections provide essential information on beetle anatomy, behavior, reproduction, natural history, development, and conservation. Also included are tips on where and when to find beetles; how to photograph, collect, and rear beetles; and how to contribute to research. It is the first color-illustrated guide to cover 1, 406 species in all 115 families that occur in the region--and the first new in-depth guide to the region in more than forty years.
Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Southeastern North America Peterson Field GuidesHoughton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - Southeastern north america is home to an incredible variety of moths, from drab browns to bright yellows and pinks, the small and simple to the flashy or bizarrely shaped. This comprehensive guide of more than 1, 800 common species is the best tool for identifying and appreciating these ubiquitous insects.
Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Southeastern North America Peterson Field Guides #ad - Houghton Mifflin. With helpful tips and techniques for observing moths, and keys to identifying even the tough species, range maps and graphs showing when and where to see them, the Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Southeastern North America provides everything an amateur or experienced moth-watcher needs.
Just a few are common house and garden pests; thousands more harmless species live hidden in woods and meadows.
Field Guide to the Flower Flies of Northeastern North America Princeton Field GuidesPrinceton University Press #ad - Flower flies are, along with bees, our most important pollinators. Each species account provides information on size, along with notes on behavior, habitats, identification, and flight time, hybridization, abundance, classification, larvae, and more. Summarizing the current scientific understanding of our flower fly fauna, this is an indispensable resource for anyone, amateur naturalist or scientist, interested in discovering the beauty of these insects.
3000+ color photos field and museum shots· multiple images per species, identification features, with arrows highlighting key field marks· Grayscale images showing the actual size of the insect· Range maps for each species· Information on size, flight times, abundance, and more Houghton Mifflin. Despite this, many species are distinctive and even subtly differentiated species can be accurately identified.
Field Guide to the Flower Flies of Northeastern North America Princeton Field Guides #ad - Found in a varied range of habitats, from backyard gardens to aquatic ecosystems, these flies are often overlooked because many of their species mimic bees or wasps. A groundbreaking guide to flower flies in North America This is the first comprehensive field guide to the flower flies also known as hover flies of northeastern North America.
This handy and informative guide teaches you how. With more than 3, 000 color photographs and 400 maps, this guide covers all 416 species of flower flies that occur north of Tennessee and east of the Dakotas, including the high Arctic and Greenland.
Kaufman Field Guide to Butterflies of North America Kaufman Focus GuidesHoughton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - The most user-friendly butterfly guide ever published, still handy and compact. Includes 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 Houghton Mifflin.
Caterpillars in the Field and Garden: A Field Guide to the Butterfly Caterpillars of North America Butterflies Through BinocularsOxford University Press #ad - To make for easy field use, abundance, each caterpillar's key physical features, habitat, and major hostplants are listed on the same page as its photo. Each species section describes how to identify the caterpillar, complete with brilliant photos--many published here for the first time. Houghton Mifflin.
It contains all the information necessary to find and identify the caterpillars of North America--from Two-tailed Swallowtails, some of the largest butterfly caterpillars at just over two inches when fully grown, to tiny Western Pygmy-Blues. This is the most comprehensive guide to these creatures available.
Jeffrey glassberg's acclaimed Butterflies through Binoculars guides have revolutionized the way we view butterflies. Now there's a field guide in the same practical format, and with the same emphasis on conservation, to identify caterpillars. Caterpillars are as varied, fascinating, and often as colorful as the adult butterflies they become.
Caterpillars in the Field and Garden: A Field Guide to the Butterfly Caterpillars of North America Butterflies Through Binoculars #ad - . The book also contains a special section on butterfly gardening, offering valuable information on how to set up a butterfly garden and raise healthy butterfly caterpillars, and provides a thorough list of the plants butterflies most like to feast on. From the concerned gardener who wishes not to kill caterpillars that may one day become beautiful butterflies to the serious butterflier wishing to take the hobby to the next level, this remarkable guide will provide all of the information necessary for an enriching caterpillar experience.
Caterpillar seekers will learn how to distinguish between butterfly caterpillars and moth caterpillars, where and how to find caterpillars, and the visual differences between young and older caterpillars.
Peterson First Guide to Caterpillars of North AmericaHoughton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - Peterson First Guide to Caterpillars of North America #ad - Here is the first and only guide to a subject of great interest to gardeners, and lepidopterists: caterpillars, small children, the immature form of butterflies and moths. This guide describes 120 common species of these fuzzy creatures. All the caterpillars, their adult forms and many of their host plants are illustrated.
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A Field Guide to Eastern Butterflies Peterson Field Guides Peterson Field Guide SeriesHoughton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - Peterson Field Guides. Introductory chapters include information on butterfly gardening, habitats, and conservation. Peterson Eastern Butterflies. This newly designed field guide features descriptions of 524 species of butterflies. Houghton Mifflin. One hundred color photographs as well as 348 color range maps accompany the species descriptions.
A Field Guide to Eastern Butterflies Peterson Field Guides Peterson Field Guide Series #ad - The 541 exquisite color paintings clearly show even the most minute field marks.
Dragonflies and Damselflies of the East Princeton Field GuidesPrinceton University Press PR9780691122830 #ad - Dragonflies and damselflies of the east features hundreds of color photos that depict all the species found in the region, detailed line drawings to aid in-hand identification, and a color distribution map for every species--and the book's compact size and user-friendly design make it the only guide you need in the field.
Illustrates all 336 eastern species features hundreds of full-color photos Includes detailed species accounts, line drawings to aid identification, and a color distribution map for every species Offers helpful tips for the dragonfly enthusiast Houghton Mifflin. This is the first fully illustrated guide to all 336 dragonfly and damselfly species of eastern North America--from the rivers of Manitoba to the Florida cypress swamps--and the companion volume to Dennis Paulson's acclaimed field guide to the dragonflies and damselflies of the West.
Dragonflies and Damselflies of the East Princeton Field Guides #ad - Peterson Eastern Butterflies. Species accounts describe key identification features, distribution, similar species, flight season, habitat, and natural history. Paulson's authoritative introduction offers a primer on dragonfly biology and identification, and also includes tips on how to study and photograph these stunningly beautiful insects.
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The Bees in Your Backyard: A Guide to North America's BeesPrinceton University Press #ad - Ideal for amateur naturalists and experts alike, diets, it gives detailed accounts of every bee family and genus in North America, describing key identification features, distributions, nesting habits, and more. Provides the most comprehensive and accessible guide to all bees in the United States and CanadaFeatures more than 900 full-color photosOffers helpful identification tips and pointers for studying beesIncludes a full chapter on how to attract bees to your backyard Houghton Mifflin.
The bees in your backyard provides an engaging introduction to the roughly 4, 000 different bee species found in the United States and Canada, dispelling common myths about bees while offering essential tips for telling them apart in the field. The book features more than 900 stunning color photos of the bees living all around us―in our gardens and parks, along nature trails, and in the wild spaces between.
The Bees in Your Backyard: A Guide to North America's Bees #ad - . Peterson Field Guides. The bees in your backyard A Guide to North America S Bees. It describes their natural history, including where they live, their role as pollinators, how they gather food, and even how to attract them to your own backyard. Peterson Eastern Butterflies.