Updated November 10, 2006


Finding Butterflies in Texas
A Guide to the Best Sites

(Princeton Field Guides) (Paperback)
by Roland H. Wauer

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Caterpillars of Eastern North America : A Guide to Identification and Natural History
(Princeton Field Guides) (Paperback)
by David L. Wagner

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Butterflies of North America (Kaufman Focus Guides)
Price: $14.96
Paperback - 384 pages (February, 2003)
Houghton Mifflin Co; ISBN: 0618153128


Butterflies of Arizona: A Photographic Guide
by Bob Stewart, Priscilla Brodkin, Hank Brodkin

Price: $24.00
Paperback - 414 pages (October 2001)
West Coast Lady Press; ISBN: 0966307216


Butterflies Of Michigan Field Guide (Paperback)
by Jaret C. Daniels

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 Butterflies of California (Scientific Publishers Nature Guide, No. 2)
by John A. Comstock
Amazon Price: $32.50
Hardcover (April 1989)
Scientific Pub; ISBN: 0945417217


Butterflies of the East Coast : An Observer's Guide (Hardcover)
by Rick Cech, Guy Tudor

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Butterflies of Houston & Southeast Texas (Corrie Herring Hooks Series, No. 32)
by John L. Tveten, Gloria Tveten (Contributor)
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Amazon price: $14.93
Paperback (October 1996)
Univ of Texas Pr; ISBN: 0292781431 ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.74 x 8.52 x 6.03


Butterflies of New Jersey : A Guide to Their Status, Distribution,
Conservation, and Appreciation

by Michael Gochfeld, Joanna Burger (Contributor)
Amazon Price: $22.00

Paperback (March 1997)
Rutgers University Press; ISBN: 0813523559 ;
Dimensions (in inches): 0.88 x 10.02 x 7.01



The Butterflies of North America: A Natural History and Field Guide, by Dr. James A. Scott (Paperback).
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The Butterflies of North America

CD-ROM (April 1, 1997)
Amazon price
: $32.97
From the Publisher:
This work was originally published in book form by Stanford University Press. For the CD-ROM, hundreds of additional pictures, along with video of both butterflies and moths, original music composed by Eric Speier, and new sections of text and references were added.




 Butterflies of Southeastern Arizona
by Richard A. Bailowitz
Amazon Price: Used: Beginning at $20.00
Paperback (October 1990)
Sonoran Arthropod Studies; ISBN: 0962662909



 The Butterflies of the West Indies and South Florida
by David Spencer Smith, Lee D. Miller (Editor), Jacqueline Y. Miller (Editor)
Amazon Price: $235.00
Hardcover - 264 pages (December 1994)
Oxford University Press; ISBN: 0198571992 ;
Dimensions (in inches): 0.99 x 11.18 x 8.95


Butterflies of West Texas Parks and Preserves
by Roland H. Wauer

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Hardcover (January 2002)
Texas Tech Univ Pr; ISBN: 0896724719


The Butterflies of West Virginia and Their Caterpillars (Pitt Series in Nature and Natural History), by Thomas J. Allen. 350 pages.
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This is a GREAT book for caterpillars, as well as pupae and adults. As far as I know, it is the most comprehensive identification book available so far for larvae. It is applicable to a much wider range than just West Virginia, and should be in every serious butterflier's collection of reference material.



California Butterflies
by John S. Garth, James W. Tilden (Contributor)
Used Price: $44.55
Paperback - 246 pages Reprint edition (June 1988)
University of California Press; ISBN: 0520053893 ;
Dimensions (in inches): 0.71 x 7.89 x 4.70


Chasing Monarchs
by Robert Michael Pyle
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Hardcover - 288 pages (August 1, 1999)
Houghton Mifflin Co (Trd); ISBN: 0395828201 ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.08 x 8.48 x 5.74



Common Butterflies of California
by Bob Stewart
Amazon Price: Used: $39.17
Paperback Spiral edition (June 1997)
West Coast Lady Press; ISBN: 0966307208



Familiar Butterflies North America (Audubon Society Pocket Guide)
by Paul Opler, Richard K. Walton
Amazon Price: $9.00
Paperback - 191 pages (July 1990)
Knopf; ISBN: 067972981X ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.44 x 4.16 x 6.09


A Field Guide to Eastern Butterflies (Peterson Field Guides)
by Paul A. Opler, Roger Tory Peterson
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Amazon Price: $14.96
Paperback Revised edition (May 15, 1998)
Houghton Mifflin Co (Pap); ISBN: 0395904536 ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.01 x 7.24 x 4.5



A Field Guide to Western Butterflies
(Peterson Field Guide Series) by Paul A. Opler, Amy Bartlett Wright (Illustrator)
List Price: $24.00 Paperback - 528 pages 2nd edition (May 1999)
Amazon price: $16.32


Florida's Fabulous Butterflies & Moths (Florida's Fabulous Series Vol 2)
by Thomas C. Emmel, Brian Ph. Kenney (Editor), bria Kenney
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Amazon Price: $10.17
Paperback 1 Ed edition (March 1997)
World Pubns; ISBN: 0911977155 ;
Dimensions (in inches): 0.28 x 11.98 x 9.10


Four Wings and a Prayer : Caught in the Mystery of the Monarch Butterfly
by Sue Halpern, Dan Frank (Editor)
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Hardcover - 224 pages 1 Ed edition (May 1, 2001)
Pantheon Books; ISBN: 037540208X ;
Dimensions (in inches): 0.95 x 8.57 x 5.74


Handbook for Butterfly Watchers
by Robert Michael Pyle, Sarah Anne Hughes (Illustrator)
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Paperback - 280 pages Rep edition (June 1992)
Houghton Mifflin Co (Pap); ISBN: 0395616298 ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.91 x 8.27 x 5.56


How to Spot Butterflies : Patricia Taylor Sutton and Clay Sutton
Photography by Patricia Taylor Sutton and Clay Sutton (How to Spot Series)
by Patricia Taylor Sutton, Clay Sutton
Amazon Price: $17.00
Paperback - 160 pages (January 15, 1999)
Houghton Mifflin Co (Pap); ISBN: 0395892759 ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.42 x 8.99 x 7.00



Local Butterflies of Marin County
Amazon Price: Used: $10.89
Paperback (August 1998)
Local Birds, Inc.; ISBN: 1886403457




Local Butterflies of the Monterey Bay Area
Amazon Price:Used: $14.31
Paperback (August 1998)
Local Birds, Inc.; ISBN: 1886403449




Michigan Butterflies and Skippers : A Field Guide and Reference
by Mogens C. Nielsen

(No Photo Available)
Price: Used: $44.33

Paperback (June 1999)
Michigan st Univ Cooperative; ISBN: 1565250125



Nabokov's Blues: The Scientific Odyssey of a Literary Genius
by Kurt Johnson and Steven L. Coates
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Hardcover - 368 pages (October 1999)
Zoland Books; ISBN: 1581950098 ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.22 x 9.30 x 6.36


National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Butterflies
Robert Michael Pyle
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Amazon Price: $13.57
Hardcover - 916 pages Flexi edition (July 1981)
Knopf; ISBN: 0394519140 ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.39 x 7.65 x 4.16


Peterson First Guide to Caterpillars of North America
by Amy Bartlett Wright, Roger Tory Peterson

Amazon Price: $5.95


Houghton Mifflin Co (Pap); ISBN: 0395911842 ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.33 x 7.25 x 3.77



 70 Common Butterflies of the Southwest
by Richard A. Bailowitz, Doug Danforth
Amazon Price: $7.95
Paperback (June 1997)
Southwest Parks & Monuments Association; ISBN: 1877856843


 Swallowtail Butterflies of the Americas : A Study in Biological Dynamics, Ecological Diversity, Biosystematics, and Conservation
by Hamilton A. Tyler, Keith S., Jr. Brown, Kent H. Wilson
Amazon Price: $49.50
Hardcover (August 1994)
Scientific Pub; ISBN: 094541790X


A World for Butterflies: Their Lives, Habitats and Future
by Phillip J. Schappert

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Hardcover - 320 pages (September 2, 2000)
Firefly Books; ISBN: 1552095509 ;
Dimensions (in inches): 0.93 x 10.96 x 8.52



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