This Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press illustrates in full color 423 of the most common, widespread, important, or unusual North American species of Lepidoptera. Information includes:
How to identify butterflies and moths
How to attract, rear and preserve them for study
How to assist these fascinating insects in their struggle for survival
Plus range maps, a special emphasis on immature forms, and an inde of scientific names.
About the Author
Robert T. Mitchell contributed to nature guides from Golden Guides and St. Martin's Press.
Herbert S. Zim was a naturalist, author, editor, and educator best known as the founder and editor in chief of the classic, pocket-sized Golden Guides series of nature books.
Andre Durenceau contributed to nature guides from Golden Guides and St. Martin's Press.