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The Butterflies of Cascadia

A Field Guide to All the Species of Washington, Oregon, and Surrounding Territories

by Robert Michael Pyle

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Published by Seattle Audubon Society .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • General,
  • Nature,
  • Reference,
  • Ecology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsIdie Ulsh (Photographer), David Nunnallee (Photographer)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages420
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8324752M
    ISBN 100914516132
    ISBN 109780914516132
    OCLC/WorldCa49970468

    Life Histories of Cascadia Butterflies DaviD James anD DaviD nunnallee Life Histories of Cascadia Butterflies is a unique volume in the history of books dealing with Lepidoptera. For the first time in North America (and most of the world), the . The Book of Butterflies. Michael Leunig. You can use this in class a writing stimulus for a story about a book that came to life. Lots of description to start with describing the boring, grey room, before the book opens and the room is transformed by the butterflies. This can be adapted by the children. Other animals could come out of the book.

    species of butterflies call the Pacific Northwest home. And two researchers have photographed nearly every one of them in their new book, _Life Histories of . Life Histories of Cascadia Butterflies Reviews “Never before has a single volume contributed such an immense wealth of new information on North American butterflies James and Nunnallee have literally given Lepidopterology in North America a brand-new start.”.

    Glassberg, Jeffrey Butterflies through Binoculars, The West () Guppy, Crispin S. and Shepard, Jon H. Butterflies of British Columbia () James, David G. and Nunnallee, David Life Histories of Cascadia Butterflies () Pelham, Jonathan Catalogue of the Butterflies of the United States and Canada ()Class: Insecta. Buy Life Histories of Cascadia Butterflies by David G. James, David Nunnallee (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(9).


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The Butterflies of Cascadia by Robert Michael Pyle Download PDF EPUB FB2

THE BUTTERFLIES OF CASCADIA covers every species and subspecies found in the Pacific Northwest, from southern B.C. to northern California and Nevada, from western Idaho to the Pacific, and all of Washington and Oregon.

Virtually every species is illustrated by brilliant photographs from life, while the more difficult and variable groups also Cited by:   Life Histories of Cascadia Butterflies will appeal to naturalists, hikers, amateur entomologists, butterfly gardeners, conservationists, students, and general readers of natural history.

For The Butterflies of Cascadia book and dedicated lepidopterists, the book provides an unparalleled resource on the natural history of immature stages of butterflies in the Pacific Cited by: Butterflies of Cascadia book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This easy to use, comprehensive resource and field guide for the b /5. BOOK REVIEWS Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 57(2), THE BUTTERFLIES OF CASCADIA, by R. Pyle, Seattle Audubon Society; Cloth ISBN: ; Price: $29,95 Bob Pyle has produced another book detailing his love affair willi butterflies.

The Butterflies of Cascadia, is a newly eclosed field guide derived from long ram­. Lucia’s Blue was only recently described as a species, so recently that Robert Pyle’s definitive Butterflies of Cascadia, published inlists it as a subspecies. But of blues in general, writes Pyle, “few habitats in season are without their blues,” and the 20 blues species included in Life Histories represent two-thirds of North.

Life Histories of Cascadia Butterflies will appeal to naturalists, hikers, amateur entomologists, butterfly gardeners, conservationists, students, and general readers of natural history. For scientists and dedicated lepidopterists, the book provides an unparalleled resource on the natural history of immature stages of butterflies in the Pacific.

The Butterflies of Cascadia covers every species and subspecies found in the Pacific Northwest, from southern B.C to northern California and Nevada, from western Idaho to the Pacific, and all of Washington and Oregon.

Virtually every species is illustrated by brilliant photographs from life, while the more difficult and variable groups also have color plates of comparative specimens 5/5(1).

Life Histories of Cascadia Butterflies will appeal to naturalists, hikers, amateur entomologists, butterfly gardeners, conservationists, students, and general readers of natural history. For scientists and dedicated lepidopterists, the book provides an unparalleled resource on the natural history of immature stages of butterflies in the Pacific Cited by: The life history of a butterfly --Life strategies --Overwintering, oversummering and diapause --Natural enemies --Defense --Variation --Butterfly habitats in Cascadia --Fieldwork --Rearing techniques --Photographic techniques --How to use this book --Quick photo guides to eggs, larvae and pupae --Species accounts --Parnassians and swallowtails.

Life Histories of Cascadia Butterflies. by David G. James and David Nunnallee. Oregon State University Press, A unique chronicle of the life cycles of the butterfly species native to Cascadia. Read the feature article. David G. James and David Nunnallee present the life histories of the entire butterfly fauna of a geographic region in exceptional and riveting detail for the first time in North America in "Life Histories of Cascadia Butterflies."/5(2).

Carlin was decidedly not an entomologist, but his maxim is a nice philosophical summary of the book, Life histories of Cascadia butterflies. The work hearkens back to a time when exploring and clearly illustrating the natural history of butterfly early stages, host plants, predators, defenses, diapause, and migration pointed to the future Author: P.

Devries. About this book. David G. James and David Nunnallee present the life histories of the entire butterfly fauna of a North American geographic region in exceptional and riveting detail for the first time in Life Histories of Cascadia Butterflies.

Virtually all of the butterfly species occurring in southern British Columbia, Washington, northern Idaho, and northern Oregon are included in. Butterflies of the Pacific Northwest is an easy-to-use and beautifully illustrated field guide to more than of the region’s most common and distinctive butterflies.

Profiles include preferred common name for both genus and species, conservation status, the look and distinguishing traits of each butterfly, habitat and range, and much : Timber Press, Incorporated.

In documenting the life histories of Cascadia’s butterflies, every one of the species represented a separate research project. The result has been a wealth of biological and ecological knowledge that simply did not exist before David Nunnallee and WSU entomologist David James began their monumental : Tim Steury.

INTRODUCTION. In the interactive list presented herein, family- genus- and species-level nomenclature generally follows Pelham () and/or Opler & Warren (, ) for taxa occurring in the United States and Canada, Smith et al.

() for Caribbean taxa, and Warren (), Lamas (), Mielke (), or recently published studies (e.g., Wahlberg et al. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (some color), maps ; 22 cm: Contents: Foreword / Idie Ulsh --How Butterflies Work --Welcome to Cascadia (characteristics of the bioregion) --Biogeography of Cascadian Butterflies --Ecogeographic Provinces of Cascadia --Diagram of the Cascadian Region (as defined in this.

Identifying butterflies by shape: Butterflies may be categorized in your book by wing shape. Some of the categories may include swallowtails, fritillaries, milkweed butterflies, whites and sulphers, and longwings. Swallowtails are distinguished by a very slender tip on their set of bottom wings.

For many years, Robert Michael Pyle’s The Butterflies of Cascadia has been my go-to reference guide for any non-moth lepidopteran seen in my beloved Pacific Northwest.

However as this book is now out of print with even used copies selling for double its original cover price – and unread ones classifiable as “new” well over $ – I can’t very well recommend. [It’s] an excellent primer on butterflies in any region.”—Wildlife Activist"With superb illustrations and concise, up-to-the-minute synopses of butterfly biology, this book is an indispensable wonder."—Robert Michael Pyle, author of Chasing Monarchs and The Butterflies of.

butterflies in their area and to look at other life cycles. Life Histories of Cascadia Butterflies documents individual life histories, each one unique in major or minor details of biology and ecology; however, all these life histories have the same underlying physiology of metamorphosis.

All butterflies court, mate, andCited by:   from the chapter: Whimsy Other channel = jmsimpson  This page reference guide with color glossy photographs of butterflies from the Cascadia region (all of Washington, northern half of Oregon, southern parts of British Columbia and northwestern Idaho) in their larval, caterpillar and winged stages is an invaluable reference for scientists, lepidopterists, and other butterfly enthusiasts.