Peterson First Guide to Caterpillars of North America-9780395911846

Peterson First Guide to Caterpillars of North America

by Amy Wright and Roger Peterson
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Here is the first and only guide to a subject of great interest to gardeners, small children, and lepidopterists: caterpillars, the immature form of butterflies and moths. This guide describes 120 common species of these fuzzy creatures. All the caterpillars, their adult forms and many of their host plants are illustrated.


  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780395911846
  • ISBN-10: 0395911842
  • Pages: 128
  • Publication Date: 05/15/1998
  • Carton Quantity: 50

About the book

Here is the first and only guide to a subject of great interest to gardeners, small children, and lepidopterists: caterpillars, the immature form of butterflies and moths. This guide describes 120 common species of these fuzzy creatures. All the caterpillars, their adult forms and many of their host plants are illustrated.

About the author
Roger Peterson

Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.