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Genre/Form: Field guides
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tilden, James W. (James Wilson), 1904-1988.
Field guide to western butterflies.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1986
(OCoLC)795626126
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James W Tilden; Arthur Clayton Smith; National Audubon Society.; National Wildlife Federation.
ISBN: 0395354072 9780395354070 039541654X 9780395416549
OCLC Number: 12972385
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xii, 370 pages, [48] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm.
Contents: How to use this book --
Learning about butterflies --
Butterfly conservation --
Life history, growth, and structure of butterflies --
Butterfly classification and key to families --
The Western butterflies: Species accounts Satyrs and wood nymphs: Satyridae --
Milkweed butterflies: Danaidae --
Long-wings: Heliconiidae --
Leaf-wings and emperors: Apaturidae --
Brush-footed butterflies: Nymphalidae --
Swallowtails and parnassians: Papilionidae --
White and sulfurs: Pieridae --
Snout butterflies: Libytheidae --
Metalmarks: Riodinidae --
Gossamer-winged butterflies: Lycaenidae --
Giant skippers: Megathymidae --
True skippers: Hesperiidae.
Series Title: Peterson field guide series.
Responsibility: James W. Tilden and Arthur Clayton Smith ; photographic illustrations by Terry M. Smith and Arthur Clayton Smith ; drawings by Gene Christman and Barbara Young ; sponsored by the National Audubon Society and National Wildlife Federation.

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