Prairie spaces and abundant wildflowers make Illinois a lepidopterist's delight. Butterflies of Illinois offers a portable, easy-to-use guide rich with descriptions, field photography, and life-sized specimen photos of all the state's native species. It also includes: identification quick guides depicting the tops and undersides of all butterfly species; scientific information and photos that explain life cycles, habitats, and ecology; range maps; flight period charts key characteristics relevant to field identification; descriptions of rarely seen butterflies and irregular visitors from nearby states; supplemental information on various species, including collection records and unusual sightings. Geared toward enthusiasts and experts alike, Butterflies of Illinois is a must-have companion for any nature hike or garden walk.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Place of Publication||Champaign, Ill.|
|Publisher||Illinois Natural History Survey|
|ISBN (Print)||978-1-882932-35-1, 1-882932-35-8|
|State||Published - 2014|