Quick Reference Publishing Butterflies of Illinois

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This waterproof, pocket-size guide—Butterflies of Illinois—beautifully illustrates 58 species of butterflies in the state, as well as 26 species of their close relatives, the skippers.

  • Features

    • The Prairie State has many interesting natural communities to explore, including rich hardwood forests, prairies, old fields, fens, bogs, marshes, swamps and dune habitats
    • The butterflies of Illinois are a mix of southern, midwestern and northern species
    • Includes the Eastern tiger swallowtail, orange sulphur, red admiral, mourning cloak, monarch, falcate orangetip, Olympia marble, harvester, Baltimore checkerspot and more
    • Features color photos in a side-by-side format that's ideal for field use
    • Lists common and scientific names, adult size, season when they can be found and their caterpillar host plants
    • Includes tips on finding butterflies and caterpillars, plus an illustrated life cycle of the pipevine swallowtail
    • Conveniently folds up in to a packet narrow enough to fit in a back pocket
    • Waterproof and sturdy enough to stand up under repeated use
    • Scientifically accurate in each subject matter
    • Nature enthusiasts of all ages will enjoy using this guide

    Made in USA.

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    Marc Minno and Jeffrey Belth

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    Quick Reference Publishing, Inc.

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