Get this handy guide to caterpillars found throughout North America, and learn how to identify them.
The metamorphosis from caterpillar to butterfly or moth is one of nature’s most amazing wonders. While their transformations into winged pollinators tend to get much of the attention, caterpillars are fascinating and beautiful. Anyone who wants butterflies in their backyard or garden should hope for caterpillars too!
If you see caterpillars in your area, keep this convenient guide close at hand. Designed for ease of use, the booklet is organized by butterfly or moth, then by family, and then by size. Narrow your choices based on a caterpillar’s physical characteristics, and view just a few species at a time to ID the insect—and learn what kind of butterfly or moth it becomes. The professional photographs showcase 90 species. You’ll also appreciate bonus information, such as caterpillar anatomy and simple instructions for creating a caterpillar-friendly container garden. Written by acclaimed author and expert entomologist Jaret C. Daniels, Caterpillars of North America presents the most common and important species to know.
- Pocket-size format—easier than laminated foldouts
- Professional photos showing key markings
- Easy-to-use information for even casual observers
- The author’s “Top 10 Things You Can Do for Butterflies and Moths”
Improve your identification skills and learn more about caterpillars and the butterflies and moths they become, with this lightweight quick guide.