St. Martin's Press
Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press
4.10 x 5.96 inches, 160 pages
Includes full color illustrations throughout
This Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press illustrates in full color 423 of the most common, widespread, important, or unusual North American species of Lepidoptera. Information includes:
How to identify butterflies and moths
How to attract, rear and preserve them for study
How to assist these fascinating insects in their struggle for survival
Plus range maps, a special emphasis on immature forms, and an inde of scientific names.
About the Authors
Herbert S. Zim and Ira N. Gabrielson, Revised by Chandler S. Robbins, Updated by Jonathan P. Latimer and Karen Stray Nolting with James Coe; Illustrated by James Gordon Irving
Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000,Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.