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The Life Cycles of Butterflies

From Egg to Maturity, a Visual Guide to 23 Common Garden Butterflies

Author: Judy Burris,Wayne Richards

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612122671

Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 9169

This stunning photographic guide will have butterfly enthusiasts of all ages aflutter. Judy Burris and Wayne Richards include more than 400 full-color, up-close images that present the life cycles of 23 common North American butterflies in amazing detail. Watch caterpillars hatch from eggs, eat and grow, form into chrysalides, emerge as colorful butterflies, and fly through the air. You’ll also learn which plants butterflies avoid and which native species they’re attracted to, so you can create your own backyard butterfly haven.

The Monarchs Are Missing

A Butterfly Mystery

Author: Rebecca E. Hirsch

Publisher: Millbrook Press

ISBN: 1541523229

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 56

View: 6452

Why are monarch butterflies disappearing? Scientists are racing to find answers. These iconic orange, black, and white butterflies flutter across much of the North American continent, and are a familiar summer sight in many backyards. But in the last twenty years, the monarch butterfly population has been decreasing. Why? Skilled science writer Rebecca E. Hirsch takes readers on a quest to discover what scientists already know—and what they're hoping to learn. In addition, she offers tips about what monarch lovers can do to make a difference, from planting a butterfly garden to getting the word out about harmful pesticides to taking part in citizen science projects.

Learn about Butterflies in the Garden

Author: Brenda Dziedzic

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780615443034

Category: Butterfly gardening

Page: 304

View: 6061

Want to have butterflies in your garden? Want to learn about the plants that will attract them? In this book you will find the plants needed to attract those winged beauties to your yard. Also learn about the fascinating life cycles of some of your favorite butterflies.

Handle with Care

An Unusual Butterfly Journey

Author: Loree Griffin Burns

Publisher: Millbrook Press

ISBN: 1467725420

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 2720

Some farms grow vegetables or grains, and some raise cows, sheep, chickens, or pigs. But have you ever heard of a butterfly farm? How do you raise a butterfly?On a farm in Costa Rica, workers care for these delicate, winged creatures as they change from eggs to caterpillars to pupae. Like any other crop, the butterflies will eventually leave the farm. But where will they go? And just how do you ship a butterfly?Very carefully! To discover how it works, follow these butterflies on a remarkable journey!

Butterfly Gardening

Creating Summer Magic in Your Garden

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780871569752

Category: Gardening

Page: 208

View: 1418

Shows how to design gardens to attract butterflies and discusses the life cycle of butterflies and moths

Milkweed, monarchs and more

a field guide to the invertebrate community in the milkweed patch

Author: Ba Rea,Karen Oberhauser,Michael Andrew Quinn

Publisher: Bas Relief Pub Group


Category: Science

Page: 96

View: 580

A field guide to the insects and spiders living in milkweed communities in North america north of the Mexican border.

The Family Butterfly Book

Discover the Joy of Attracting, Raising & Nurturing Butterflies

Author: Rick Mikula

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781580173353

Category: Nature

Page: 166

View: 9057

A guide to creating habitats suitable for butterflies offers advice on growing host and nectar plants, building nets and cages, and caring for and feeding butterflies, and provides identification clues for various species.


Exploring the Life Cycle

Author: Shirley Raines

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781486713219


Page: 32

View: 8181

Explore the wonderful world of butterflies through beautiful poetry, breathtaking photography, and informational details that give a unique perspective on butterflies we see each and every day. With added activities, this multilayered title is a great way for little ones to discover a passion for nature.

Jungle Bugs

Masters of Camouflage and Mimicry

Author: Bruce Purser

Publisher: Firefly Books

ISBN: 9781552976630

Category: Nature

Page: 144

View: 745

Looks at the role played by camouflage and mimicry in the survival of insects.

Butterflies of Indiana

A Field Guide

Author: Jeffrey E. Belth

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 0253009553

Category: Nature

Page: 323

View: 5533

This field guide to Indiana's rich butterfly fauna covers all 149 species of butterflies and their close relatives, the skippers. Belth also offers an introduction to the natural history of butterflies --

The Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Author: Lisa Trumbauer

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 1515742288

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 1631

Describes the physical characteristics, habits, and stages of development of a butterfly.


Find, Identify, Raise Your Own

Author: Chris G. Earley

Publisher: Firefly Books Limited

ISBN: 9781770851825

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 915

Discusses caterpillars, including their life cycles, tips on how to raise them, and identification information on different kinds of caterpillars.

The Secret Lives of Backyard Bugs

Discover Amazing Butterflies, Moths, Spiders, Dragonflies, and Other Insects!

Author: Judy Burris,Wayne Richards

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603427074

Category: Nature

Page: 144

View: 1611

This fun book will have kids bugging out! Explore the fascinating miniature world of spiders, beetles, grasshoppers, butterflies, and more as stunning photography combines with expert information to create an up-close-and-personal look at the hidden lives of these tiny backyard residents. Watch each creature progress through different life stages as they eat, grow, and learn in a natural setting. Surprising and captivating, this one-of-a-kind introduction to the crawlers and flyers just outside the door is a delight for nature lovers of all ages.

Social Life in the Insect World

Author: Jean-Henri Fabre

Publisher: tredition

ISBN: 3847211315

Category: Fiction

Page: 264

View: 7070

This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes out of style. Several mostly non-profit literature projects provide content to tredition. To support their good work, tredition donates a portion of the proceeds from each sold copy. As a reader of a TREDITION CLASSICS book, you support our mission to save many of the amazing works of world literature from oblivion.

Do Butterflies Bite?

Fascinating Answers to Questions about Butterflies and Moths

Author: Hazel Davies,Carol A Butler

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

ISBN: 0813545072

Category: Nature

Page: 240

View: 1513

How fast do butterflies fly? Does a butterfly have ears? Do they sleep? Does a caterpillar have a skeleton? How does a moth get out of its cocoon? What is the difference between a butterfly and a moth? And just what is a skipper? Every year, thousands of people visit butterfly conservatories to stand in quiet awe of the simple beauty displayed by these magical creatures. Hazel Davies and Carol A. Butler capture the sense of wonderment and curiosity experienced by adults and children alike in this book about butterflies and their taxonomic cousins, the moths and the skippers. Beautifully illustrated with color and black and white photographs, and drawings by renowned artist William Howe, this book is an essential resource for parents, teachers, students, or anyone who has ever been entranced by these fascinating, fluttering creatures. Covering everything from their basic biology to their complex behaviors at every stage of life to issues in butterfly conservation, Davies and Butler explore wide-ranging topics and supply a trove of intriguing facts. You'll find tips on how to attract more butterflies to your garden, how to photograph them, and even how to raise them in your own home. Arranged in a question and answer format, the book provides detailed information written in an accessible style that brings to life the science and natural history of these insects. In addition, sidebars throughout the book detail an assortment of butterfly trivia, while extensive appendices direct you to organizations, web sites, and more than 200 indoor and outdoor public exhibits, where you can learn more or connect with other lepidopterophiles (butterfly lovers).

How to Raise Monarch Butterflies

A Step-by-step Guide for Kids

Author: Carol Pasternak

Publisher: Firefly Books Limited

ISBN: 9781770850019

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 7751

An introduction to the life cycle of monarch butterflies depicts every stage while instructing youngsters on how to attract and raise their own butterflies, and explains how released butterflies migrate to resume the next cycle.

Butterfly Gardening with Native Plants

How to Attract and Identify Butterflies

Author: Christopher Kline

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1632209306

Category: Gardening

Page: 144

View: 8570

Butterfly expert Christopher Kline provides an easy-to-read introduction to the topic in Butterfly Gardening with Native Plants, a how-to guide covering butterfly gardening basics, garden designs, common butterflies in the garden, native nectar, guide to host plants, and sources for native plants. Included are over 150 color photographs as well as several detailed illustrations on garden layout. With this guide, it is easy to choose plants to attract specific species of butterflies, and Kline provides a photo guide for identifying butterflies as well. On every page there is a basic timeline to indicate the best season for both plants and butterfly sightings. Butterfly Gardening with Native Plants is more than just a collection of pretty pictures. This book takes readers into the world of gardening from a butterfly’s perspective. As available habitats continually decrease for butterflies, the use of native plants in the home landscape becomes more critical. This book will walk you through the process of using native plants to attract butterflies to your home landscape. Butterfly Gardening with Native Plants is a must-have for those who love butterflies and want to attract them to their property.

Encyclopedia of Insects

Author: Vincent H. Resh,Ring T. Cardé

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780080920900

Category: Science

Page: 1168

View: 8899

Awarded Best Reference by the New York Public Library (2004), Outstanding Academic Title by CHOICE (2003), and AAP/PSP 2003 Best Single Volume Reference/Sciences by Association of American Publishers' Professional Scholarly Publishing Division, the first edition of Encyclopedia of Insects was acclaimed as the most comprehensive work devoted to insects. Covering all aspects of insect anatomy, physiology, evolution, behavior, reproduction, ecology, and disease, as well as issues of exploitation, conservation, and management, this book sets the standard in entomology. The second edition of this reference will continue the tradition by providing the most comprehensive, useful, and up-to-date resource for professionals. Expanded sections in forensic entomology, biotechnology and Drosphila, reflect the full update of over 300 topics. Articles contributed by over 260 high profile and internationally recognized entomologists provide definitive facts regarding all insects from ants, beetles, and butterflies to yellow jackets, zoraptera, and zygentoma. * 66% NEW and revised content by over 200 international experts * New chapters on Bedbugs, Ekbom Syndrome, Human History, Genomics, Vinegaroons * Expanded sections on insect-human interactions, genomics, biotechnology, and ecology * Each of the 273 articles updated to reflect the advances which have taken place in entomology research since the previous edition * Features 1,000 full-color photographs, figures and tables * A full glossary, 1,700 cross-references, 3,000 bibliographic entries, and online access save research time * Updated with online access

Butterfly Gardening

Creating a Butterfly Haven in Your Garden

Author: Thomas C. Emmel

Publisher: Friedman/Fairfax Publishing

ISBN: 9781567995251

Category: Gardening

Page: 112

View: 7407

A unique and beautiful gardening book that shows gardeners the appropriate plants for attracting butterflies. In addition to practical plant information, this lavishly illustrated volume includes a gallery of nearly 70 butterflies, detailing each species' range and habitats, nectar sources, and larval host plants. Includes sample garden designs and resources. 130 full-color photos and illustrations.

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