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By Paulette Haywood Ogard,Sara Cunningham Bright

Butterflies of Alabama is a full-color, richly illustrated consultant to the eighty four identified species of “true” butterflies (Papilionoidea) discovered in the state’s borders. For greater than 14 years, the authors have made an in depth learn of those showy, winged stars of the insect international, pursuing them in an excellent number of habitats, rearing them, and photographing their outstanding lifestyles cycle stages—egg, larva (caterpillar), pupa (chrysalid or “cocoon”), and adult.


Each species account is followed through colour images of stay matters of their typical habitats. Close-ups show attention-grabbing info of camouflage, mimicry, colour, and caution units. The attractive textual content explains the hugely advanced relationships among butterflies and the vegetation upon which they rely in addition to the really expert variations that let their survival inside particular environmental niches. incorporated are diversity maps, flight occasions, caterpillar host crops, grownup nectar resources, and identity tips—abundant details to tantalize budding in addition to skilled butterfly watchers. additionally, pertinent conservation concerns are addressed and appendices offer an annotated list of the state’s butterflies, a listing of accidentals and strays, details on butterfly corporations, and prompt additional reading.


With its non-technical language, easy structure, and gorgeous photos, Butterflies of Alabama is offered and attractive to a person who appreciates Alabama’s outstanding normal wealth.

Publication is supported partly by means of the voters of town of Selma, Alabama's Butterfly Capital.


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