The Field Guide to the Sphinx Moths of Illinois is based upon decades of research and collecting throughout the state by the authors. This comprehensive treatment of Illinois Sphingidae provides detailed accounts of the 62 species of found in the state. Each account contains a succinct discussion of the distinguishing characteristics, natural history, and host plants of each species, all illustrated by hundreds of color photographs. For those interested in a more thorough treatment of the natural history of Sphinx Moths, the introduction section is replete with drawings and color photos that highlight anatomy, larvae, pupae, and classification status. Like its predecessors, the Sphinx Moth field guide is designed to be easily carried in a vest or coat pocket. It has a water-resistant laminated cover that will stand up to the rigors of outdoor use. These field guides are some of the most popular publications produced by the Survey.
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Book Description University of Illinois, Illino, 2010. Perfect Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1882932250