Arkansas Butterflies and Moths

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University of Arkansas Press, 2006 - Nature - 314 pages
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This beautiful book continues the Ozark Society Foundationas nature series created almost forty years ago and is the first time that all of Arkansasas rich population of butterflies and moths has been written about. Most of the butterflies and moths in this guide are found throughout the eastern United States and parts of the western states. Lori Spencer facilitates species identification by presenting detailed text entries alongside lavish, full-sized photographs.
The book includes 263 species descriptions and more than 300 color photographs, among them shots of larvae. General information about butterfly gardening and prime butterfly locations is also included. Spencer discusses each speciesa life cycle, survival, anatomy, and behavior, as well as presenting collection of specimens. Maps break down the regionsaand hot spotsawhere they are found. The guide features an extensive glossary and three indexes listing common names, scientific names, and caterpillar host plants.
  

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Contents

Skippers Family Hesperiidae
29
Swallowtails Family Papilionidae
61
Whites and Sulphurs Family Pieridae
73
Coppers Hairstreaks and Blues Family Lycaenidae
85
Metalmarks Familv Riodinidae
102
Moth Upperside Wing Patterns 1 39
140
Carpenterworm Moths Family Cossidae
146
Hooktip andThvatirid Moths Family Drepanidae 1 50
152
amilvTbrtricidae 1 59
163
Butterfly and Moth Gardening
259
Arkansas Butterfly Hot Spots
269
Glossarv
277
Resources
285
Arkansas Moth Checklist
293
1ndices
299
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About the author (2006)

Lori A. Spencer is a professional lepidopterist and Certified Heritage Interpreter whose programs are popular throughout Arkansas. She is the author of the award-winning Arkansas Butterflies and Moths.

Don R. Simons, principal photographer, has been an interpreter with Arkansas State Parks for 30 years. His photographs have appeared in many venues around Arkansas.

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