Butterflies of the Eastern Chesapeake: Maryland, Virginia & Delaware: A Guide to Common & Notable Species
Butterflies of the Eastern Chesapeake: Maryland, Virginia & Delaware features 84 species of butterflies—and most of their caterpillars—found in the region surrounding the eastern regions of the Chesapeake Bay. Along with many of the more common species, several of the region's most unique species are also included: Palamedes Swallowtail, Bronze Copper,Great Purple Hairstreak, Rare Skipper and Dion Skipper. This pocket-sized guide features color photos in a side-by-side format that makes it ideal for field use. Common and scientific names, adult wingspan, caterpillar host plants, and the flight season for each entry are listed, making it ideal for field use. Nature enthusiasts of all ages will enjoy using this marvelous guide.