A Manual of North American Butterflies

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De Wolfe, Fiske & Company, 1891 - Butterflies - 226 pages
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Page 200 - This species infests a great variety of plants, and is to be found throughout our country from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico and from the Atlantic to the Pacific.
Page i - He has evidently taken a great deal of pains in the execution of his task, and expended much labor upon the descriptions of over six hundred and thirty species of butterflies, and in the preparation of the illustrations, for " not only is a colored plate given of one species of nearly all the genera, but wood cuts are given of some portion of about two hundred and fifty species, illustrating some peculiar character by which the insect may be known ; both plates and wood cuts have, with a single exception,...
Page 142 - On hind wings, between bases of tails, is a black triangle, upon a large orange spot, and at the angle is a black spot surmounted by orange ; outer tail, white, inner, black, fringed with white.
Page i - Co., 1891. We are always glad to welcome the publication of a new book which is likely to render more easy, and consequently to popularize, the study of entomology. The author of the work before us has, no doubt, had this object in view when preparing this manual, in which are brought together " for the first time, descriptions of all the species of butterflies which occur in North America, North of Mexico.

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