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Author Davies, Hazel, 1968-

Title Do butterflies bite? : fascinating answers to questions about butterflies and moths / Hazel Davies, Carol A. Butler ; with illustrations by William H. Howe.

Publication Info. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  595.789 DAVIES    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  595.789 DAV    Check Shelf
Description x, 223 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [203]-212) and index.
Summary Covering everything from their basic biology to their complex behaviors at every stage of life to issues in butterfly conservation, Davies and Butler explore wide-ranging topics and supply a trove of intriguing facts. You'll find tips on how to attract more butterflies to your garden, how to photograph them, and even how to raise them in your own home. Arranged in a question and answer format, the book provides detailed information written in an accessible style that brings to life the science and natural history of these insects. In addition, sidebars throughout the book detail an assortment of butterfly trivia, while extensive appendices direct you to organizations, web sites, and more than 200 indoor and outdoor public exhibits, where you can learn more or connect with other lepidopterophiles (butterfly lovers).
Subject Butterflies -- Miscellanea.
Moths -- Miscellanea.
Added Author Butler, Carol A., 1943-
ISBN 9780813542683 paperback alkaline paper
0813542685 paperback alkaline paper
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