The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects and Spiders
Lorus Johnson Milne, Margery Lorus, National Audubon Society Staff, Lorus Milne, Margery Joan Greene Milne, National Audubon Society
Knopf, 1980 - Nature - 989 pages
The most comprehensive field guide available to the insects and spiders of North America--a must-have for any enthusiast's day pack or home library--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers.
Featuring a durable vinyl binding and over 700 full-color identification photographs organized visually by color and shape, the National Audubon Society Field Guide to Insects and Spiders is the perfect companion for any outdoor excursion. Descriptive text includes measurements, diagnostic details, and information on habitat, range, feeding habits, sounds or songs, flight period, web construction, life cycle, behaviors, folklore, and environmental impact. An illustrated key to the insect orders and detailed drawings of the parts of insects, spiders, and butterflies supplement this extensive coverage.
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Caterpillar feeds on willow, elm, and poplar. Warm winter days; early spring–
Sunn mer. This butterfly presumably got its name from its somber color,
resembling the dark funeral shawl worn by widows. Its caterpillars feed in large
groups, often ...
Caterpillar is green or reddish brown with 5 large white spots encircling spiracles
and has a shiny eyelike button at the rear. Forest edges, river margins, and
vineyards. Eastern United States and southeastern Canada. Caterpillar feeds on
Caterpillars are mottled or striped and many have lumpy tubercles on their backs.
They feed on the foliage of many kinds of trees and shrubs—most feeding singly,
a few in large groups. Some caterpillars are serious orchard and forest pests.
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Of the three insect guides I own, I believe this one is the best. It has what I want; lots of insects, a good layout with clear pictures keyed to the page the text is on, more text on the insect than ... Read full review