The Hawaii state butterfly, the Kamehameha Butterfly, the first butterfly discovered on the islands in 1821, is one of over 20 species of butterflies and moths found in this region. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights most of these species and includes information on their life cycle. It also features illustrations of common caterpillars and pupae, and the most common dragonflies and damselflies. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.www.waterfordpress.com
About the Author
Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh’s path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.