An Introduction to Familiar Species
by James Kavanagh
West Virginia's state butterfly â€“ the monarch â€“ is one of over 850 species of butterflies and moths found in this region. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 70 familiar and unique species and includes information on their life cycle and features illustrations of common caterpillars and pupae. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike.
This easy to carry pocket guide is just what nature lover's need. This colorful guide covers common varieties of butterflies and moths. It also shows common caterpillars and the pupae. The guide lists the common and Latin name, standard sizes and tips on common identifiers.
About the author:
Zoologist James Kavanagh has researched and written more than 450 publications pertaining to wildlife observation and outdoor recreation. His unique talent is in taking complex information and synthesizing the salient points to make knowledge about nature and the outdoors more accessible to novices, and to present quick, portable reference information for more experienced wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.