Peterson First Guide to Butterflies and Moths

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1998 - Nature - 128 pages
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Peterson First Guides are the first books the beginning naturalist needs. Condensed versions of the famous Peterson Field Guides, the First Guides focus on the animals, plants, and other natural things you are most likely to see. They make it fun to get into the field and easy to progress to the full-fledged Peterson Guides.
 

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User Review  - billsearth - LibraryThing

Most of the butterflies I see seem to be in this little book. I like common names which this book uses, The scientific names are still there, but back in the index. Unlike the larger guides on butterflies, thisone covers some moths. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
4
Section 3
8
Section 4
11
Section 5
12
Section 6
20
Section 7
22
Section 8
24
Section 12
84
Section 13
86
Section 14
90
Section 15
106
Section 16
110
Section 17
116
Section 18
118
Section 19
122

Section 9
38
Section 10
72
Section 11
78

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About the author (1998)

Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.

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