At present , two Pacific Northwest butterflies are federally listed and thus off -
limits : Fender's Blue ( page 101 , top right ) and ... which many people think
infects only gypsy moths , infects and kills the caterpillars of all butterflies and
Author: William Neill
Publisher: Mountain Press
Authoritative, easy to use, and downright beautiful, Butterflies of the Pacific Northwest is a field guide to 118 of the most commonly encountered butterflies in Washington, Oregon, and parts of California, Nevada, Idaho, and Canada. With clear, precise text and abundant color photographs, author William Neill discusses the field marks that distinguish each species and provides a wealth of information about butterfly biology, habitat, and behavior. Find out where and when to observe butterflies, and how to identify both male and female adults as well as caterpillars, pupae, and eggs. Discover which plants attract these graceful creatures, and learn how to create your own butterfly garden at home. Book jacket.