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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Howe, William H.
Our butterflies and moths.
North Kansas City, Mo., True Color Pub. Co. [©1963]
|Material Type:||Juvenile audience|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
William H Howe
|Description:||208 pages : illustrations (some color) portrait ; 29 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction. Prologue: How butterflies originated ; Early stages --
The butterflies. The swallowtails ; The whites, sulphurs and orange-tips ; Our migrating butterflies ; The fritillaries, emperors and admirals ; The wood satyrs ; The blues, coppers and hairstreaks ; The skipper butterflies --
The moths. The sphinx moths ; The silkworm moths ; Sugaring for moths --
Digressions and quotations. To a butterfly ; When "Yellow jack" swept Charleston ; The butterfly and the Aspen ; The one that got away ; "The butterflies' fad" ; Insect superstitions of the Ozarks ; Collecting butterflies in Mexico ; Florida butterfly collecting guide ; America's vanishing butterfly ; "Uncle Jotham's boarder" ; Elegy of a night moth ; Colorado butterfly collecting guide ; The saga of Silkville ; Miracle of a moth ; Collecting and collectors ; Suspicious conduct ; Trapping butterflies and moths ; The butterflies of Baldwin Hill ; The caterpillar and the dinosaur ; The butterfly and the camel ; Summer's requiem.
|Other Titles:||True-to-life adventure into the wonderland of the butterfly world and its related insect kingdom as seen through fact and fancy, fable and folklore, of which these gossamer winged creatures are a colorful part|
|Responsibility:||by William H. Howe ; with 25 water-color paintings and 70 black and white wash illustrations by the author-artist.|