BUTTERFLIES OF CALIFORNIA
by John A. Comstock
1989 reprint (orig. published 1927), with new introduction by T.C. & J.F. Emmel, 392 pages, text illustrations, 63 b/w plates. Classic work reproduced with halftone renditions of original color plates. Since most recent books show California species in color, plates were reprinted in black and white to keep the price down.
Provides information on life histories and biology of California species, and numerous drawings of immature stages. Introduction features a biography of Comstock, list of published papers, and dual-column checklist of species treated by Comstock, with current scientific name in alternate column. Hardcover; 6-1/4 x 9-1/4″.
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