Books

Here we list some recommended books on a number of butterfly subjects including identification, caterpillars and general good reads.

Book categories:

Butterfly Identification
Caterpillars

General Reading
 
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Butterfly Identification
Brock, J.P.; Kaufman, K. Butterflies of North America. New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin Company; 2003.
Glassberg, J. Butterflies through Binoculars: The East: A Field Guide to the Butterflies of Eastern North America. New York, NY: Oxford University Press; 1999.
Glassberg, J. Butterflies through Binoculars: The West: A Field Guide to the Butterflies of Western North America. New York, NY: Oxford University Press; 2001.
Tveten, J.; Tveten, G. Butterflies of Houston and Southeast Texas. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press; 1996.
Covell, C.V., Jr. A Field Guide to the Moths of Eastern North America. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984. (Special Publication: Virginia Museum of Natural History; 2005)
   

Caterpillars

Wagner, D.L. Caterpillars of Eastern North America. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press; 2005.
Allen, T.J.; Brock, J.P.; Glassberg, J. Caterpillars in the Field and Garden: A Field Guide to the Butterfly Caterpillars of North America. New York, NY: Oxford University Press; 2005.
General Reading

Pyle, R.M. Handbook for Butterfly Watchers. Houghton Mifflin Company. Boston, NY, London. 1984, 1992.
Comment: An excellent introduction to butterfly watching covering all aspects of the pursuit. Well written and often witty. (VHH)
   
Comments by: VHH - Vic Hitchings