Owlet Caterpillars of Eastern North America

Owlet Caterpillars of Eastern North America


This lavishly illustrated box advisor positive factors greater than 800 species of the most typical, fascinating, appealing, and critical owlet (noctuid) caterpillars present in japanese North the United States. greater than 2,100 colour images comprise quite a few lovely photographs, and the guide's introductory sections supply a wealth of data on noctuid common historical past, morphology, larval diets, normal enemies, and category; feedback for locating and rearing owlet caterpillars; and lots more and plenty extra. The 375 full-page species bills deal with comparable species, variety, phenology, and larval foodplants. A feedback part addresses habit, lifestyles historical past, taxonomy, and quite a few different normal curiosity issues. For complete species bills, grownup pictures are supplied, one among a variety museum specimen and the opposite of a dwell grownup: this can be the 1st consultant to comprehensively offer pictures of reside grownup moths in consultant resting postures. an in depth word list and foodplant index also are included.

  • More than 800 species of jap owlets
  • More than 2,100 colour pictures illustrating many species for the 1st time
  • First North American insect consultant to supply thousands of pictures of stay moths of their common resting postures
  • Extensive details on owlet biology, common enemies, class, and discovering and rearing owlet caterpillars
  • Includes foodplant documents for every species and foodplant index

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