Butterflies of British Columbia: Including Western Alberta, Southern Yukon, the Alaska Panhandle, Washington, Northern Oregon, Northern Idaho, and Northwestern Montana (Hardcover)

Butterflies of British Columbia: Including Western Alberta, Southern Yukon, the Alaska Panhandle, Washington, Northern Oregon, Northern Idaho, and Northwestern Montana By Jon Shepard Cover Image
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Description


Butterflies are found everywhere in British Columbia. Written for butterfly watchers, butterfly gardeners, naturalists, and biologists, Butterflies of British Columbia will provide years of enjoyment for the butterfly enthusiast.

The Butterflies of British Columbia

  • provides the most complete coverage of species and subspecies of any North American regional or continental butterfly book
  • covers 187 species and 264 subspecies of butterflies, as well as 9 additional hypothetical species
  • provides descriptions of identifying features, immature stages, larval foodplants, biology and life history, range and habitat, and conservation status for each species
  • describes 11 new subspecies
  • includes introductory chapters covering the history, zoogeography, conservation, morphology, ecology, and biology of butterflies in BC and adjacent areas
  • is lavishly illustrated with over 1,200 colour photographs and over 200 distribution maps
  • includes a glossary of butterfly terms and a bibliography of over 750 citations.

About the Author


Crispin S. Guppy is a wildlife habitat biologist and entomologist who lives in Quesnel, B.C. Jon H. Shepard is a biodiversity consultant and entomologist living in Nelson, B.C. Both have had a lifelong interest in the study of butterflies and have published extensively in the field.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780774808095
ISBN-10: 0774808098
Publisher: University of British Columbia Press
Publication Date: March 15th, 2001
Pages: 414
Language: English