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West Virginia Butterflies & Moths: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species

Field / Identification Guide

Series: Waterford Pocket Naturalist Guide

By: James R Kavanagh(Author), Raymond Leung(Illustrator)

12 pages, colour illustrations

Waterford Press

Unbound | Mar 2009 | #237595 | ISBN-13: 9781583554852
Availability: Usually dispatched within 6 days Details
NHBS Price: £5.99 $8/€7 approx

About this book

West Virginia's state butterfly – the monarch – is one of over 850 species of butterflies and moths found in this region. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 70 familiar and unique species and includes information on their life cycle and features illustrations of common caterpillars and pupae. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike.


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Biography

Zoologist James Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.

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