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A Swift Guide to Butterflies of Mexico and Central America

Field / Identification GuideNew Edition
  • A revised second edition of a groundbreaking guide, featuring more species, many new photos, and updated text, maps, and species names
  • The first complete guide to Mexican butterflies
  • Covers almost all of Mexico's more than 1,700 species, plus many Central American species, including more than two-thirds of those in Costa Rica
  • Written by the pioneering authority on the field identification of butterflies
  • Beautifully illustrated with 3,250 colour photographs that highlight key identification features
  • Range maps, field marks, and host plants for all Mexican species
  • Authoritative facing-page text
  • An invaluable tool for field identification

By: Jeffrey Glassberg (Author)

272 pages, 3250 colour photos, distribution maps

Princeton University Press

Paperback | 18 Jul 2017 | Edition: 2 | #234273 | ISBN-13: 9780691176482
Available for pre-order: Due Jul 2017 Details
NHBS Price: £37.95 $47/€44 approx

About this book

This is a revised second edition of a groundbreaking photographic field guide to the butterflies of Mexico and Central America. It covers almost all of the more than 1,700 butterfly species found in Mexico, plus many found only in Central America, including more than two-thirds of those in Costa Rica. Written by Jeffrey Glassberg, the pioneering authority on the field identification of butterflies, A Swift Guide to Butterflies of Mexico and Central America features 3,250 large, gorgeous colour photographs, the very best images available, accompanied by authoritative facing-page text. Range maps, field marks, and host plants are included for all Mexican butterflies. This second edition includes more species, many new photos, and updated text, maps, and species names. The result is an ideal field guide that will enable you to identify almost every butterfly you see.


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Biography

Jeffrey Glassberg is a leading butterfly authority and author. He is president of the North American Butterfly Association, editor of American Butterflies magazine, and the author of many books, including the Butterflies through Binoculars series. He is adjunct professor of evolutionary biology at Rice University and lives in Morristown, New Jersey.

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