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The butterflies of the West Indies and south Florida

David Spencer Smith

The butterflies of the West Indies and south Florida

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Published by Oxford Univeristy Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Indies,
  • Florida
    • Subjects:
    • Butterflies -- West Indies -- Identification.,
    • Butterflies -- Florida -- Identification.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-255) and index.

      StatementDavid Spencer Smith, Lee D. Miller, and Jacqueline Y. Miller ; with illustrations by Richard Lewington.
      ContributionsMiller, Lee D., Miller, Jacqueline Y., Lewington, Richard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL553.W47 S65 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 264 p., 32 p. of plates :
      Number of Pages264
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1406675M
      ISBN 100198571992
      LC Control Number93014993

      Dimensions: Typically feet in height; to 79 feet in South Florida. Can be as broad as tall, especially when growing in the full sun. Growth Rate: Fast. Range: Monroe, Miami-Dade and Collier counties; West Indies, Mexico and Central America. In the Monroe County Keys, very rare and scattered south of Windley Key and absent from most of the. The island of Barbados is the easternmost island of the West Indies (Fig. 1). It is located at 13º10 north latitude and 59º35 west longitude, about km . Three-spotted Skipper is named for the three small translucent spots you can see near the tip of the forewing (not the best name). In the US, this species is found only in south Florida, though the overall range is from the West Indies to South America. Clouded Skipper (Lerema accius) Homestead, Miami-Dade Co., FL 6/23/


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The butterflies of the West Indies and south Florida by David Spencer Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

This beautifully illustrated book offers a comprehensive guide to the more than six hundred butterfly species/subspecies found in the West Indies and southern Florida.

Beginning with an historical overview which surveys possible origins, the size of island faunas, and conservation problems, the book proceeds to individual descriptions of each Cited by: A first-hand account of all the odd butterflies that mark the West Indies and Southern Florida as a biogeographical area.

A discussion of their biogeography, history, biology and. butterflies of the caribbean and florida Download butterflies of the caribbean and florida or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get butterflies of the caribbean and florida book now.

This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Buy The Butterflies of the West Indies and South Florida by Smith, David S., etc., Miller, Lee D., Miller, Jacqueline Y., Lewington, Richard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : David S.

Smith, etc., Lee D. Miller. Found throughout Florida, being most abundant in South Florida. It is relatively long lived among butterflies having a life span of several months as compared to weeks for most butterfly species. Zebra longwing begins laying eggs shortly after emerging from the chrysalis and will lay from 5 to 15 pinhead sized eggs on Passion vines, the larval.

Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. About this book. Illustrated guide to the most frequently encountered and most brightly coloured species of butterflies to be found in the region, from Trinidad with its South American species to Florida and its North American endemics.

The Butterflies of the West Indies and South Florida: Smith, David Spencer, Miller, Lee D., Miller, Jacqueline Y.: Books - This first-hand account of all the odd butterflies that mark the West Indies and Southern Florida as a biogeographical area provides a discussion of their biogeography, history, biology and conservation.

The book begins with an historical overview which surveys possible faunal origins, the size of island faunas and conservation Range: £ - £ Smith / Miller / Miller, in their book on The Butterflies of the West Indies and South Florida (), demoted it to subspecific rank, making it a local race of Cyclargus ammon LUCAS, the type-species of Cyclargus.

Nabokov predicted that it would also be found on Cuba. The holotype is at the Natural History Museum in London. Florida butterflies Bibliography: p.

Includes index. Butterflies-Florida. Insects-Florida. Arnett, Ross H. Title. QLF6G47 ' ISBN THE SANDHILL CRANE PRESS, INC.

NW 47th Terrace GAINESVILLE, FL () SCIENCE LIBRARY Manufactured in the United States of America _ _I ___ I. A Field Guide to the Butterflies of the West Indies [Riley, Norman Denbigh] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Field Guide to the Butterflies of the West IndiesCited by: In the Caribbean, a small population is thought to exist in the mountains of Cuba, and the butterfly has occurred as a vagrant in Cayman Islands, as well as elsewhere in the West Indies, in Florida, and in South America.

Vanessa c. cardui is a resident on various Caribbean islands, including Hispaniola. In Curacao, the Painted Lady is rare. Butterflies through Binoculars: Florida by Jeffrey Glassberg, et al Paperback: pages Oxford University Press, ISBN: Butterflies of the Florida Keys By Marc Minno and Thomas C Emmel Hardcover and Paperback, pages Scientific Pub; Mariposa Press, ISBN: The Butterflies of the West Indies and South Florida.

This is an illustrated guide to the most frequently encountered and most brightly coloured species of butterflies to be found in the region, from Trinidad with its South American species to Florida and its North America endemics.

With colour photographs of butterflies and their caterpillars, this is the first guide to this area to use shots of living butterflies on vegetation as they would. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Butterflies of the West Indies and South Florida by Jacqueline Y.

Miller, David S. Smith and Lee D. Miller (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Butterflies of the West Indies and South Florida by Smith, D.s.; Miller L.d.; Miller, J.y.

at Pemberley Books. Butterflies of the Caribbean and Florida Peter Stiling. Macmillan Caribbean, Oxford. color photographs of butterflies and their caterpillars. The Butterflies of the West Indies and South Florida (Highly Recommended) David Spencer Smith, Lee.

South Florida Regional Garden Guide. Butterfly gardeners in south Florida enjoy the luxury of butterfly gardening twelve months of the year. From USDA climate zone 10 in the northern section to zone11 in the Florida Keys, native plants provide a wide selection of butterfly nectar sources and caterpillar food plants.

The Butterflies of the West Indies and South Florida, Plate 26 Fig by Smith, Miller and Miller, Oxford University Press Once upon a time, the Florida Keys were predominantly covered with tropical hardwood hammock–a plant association of broadleaf hardwood trees that is the northern extension of flora occurring on neighboring Caribbean.

The butterflies listed below are ones that are likely to be seen in gardens throughout Southeastern Florida. In the table below, the numbers in "Flight Period" and "Caterpillar Season" correspond to the month (4 = April, 5 = May, etc.), with late in the month.

Butterflies and Moths of florida Showcase listing of Butterflies and Moths found in the state of florida. Note: Please understand that that insects do not adhere to man-drawn borders on a map as such they may be found beyond the general "reach" as showcased on our website.

Field Guide to the Butterflies of the West Indies, A. by Riley, Norman D. pp, ISBN: Unknown. hardcover; field guide covers all + species known from the West Indies; 24 good color plates illustrate species and another 29 b&w illustrates show additional species; dorsal and ventral views provided for most of species in the plates; a long paragraph on each.

Full text of "NEW RECORDS OF BUTTERFLIES FROM THE WEST INDIES" See other formats Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 41(3),NEW RECORDS OF BUTTERFLIES FROM THE WEST INDIES Albert Schwartz Miami-Dade Community College, North Campus, Miami, Florida Adjunct Curator, Florida State Museum, Gainesville, Florida Fernando L.

A new genus and species of Moncini from Jamaica, West Indies (Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae, Hesperiinae). Tropical Lepidoptera Research Turner, T. and V. Turland. Discovering Jamaican butterflies and their relationships around the Caribbean. Caribbean Wildlife Publications, LLC., Safety Harbour, Florida, USA.

Purchase on The Butterflies of the West Indies and South Florida by David Spencer Smith, Lee D. Miller (Editor), Jacqueline Y. Miller (Editor) Amazon Price: $ Hardcover - pages (December ) Oxford University Press; ISBN: ; Dimensions (in inches): x x.

The cassius blue (Leptotes cassius) is a tiny butterfly found most commonly in Central and South Florida, particularly along the coasts. These butterflies are sometimes called tropical striped blue butterflies. While cassius blues have been seen in northern counties, they are cold sensitive and unable to survive a North Florida winter.

The result: Nabokov’s work fell into scientific obscurity. In the s, however, while doing research for a book on butterflies of the Caribbean and the West Indies, the Millers discovered that some of Nabokov’s findings were right on.

The Butterflies of the West Indies and South Florida cites Nabokov as one of many authorities. An updated list of the butterflies and skippers of Florida is presented which treats species ( species and subspecies). Pieridae, Riodinidae, taxonomy, USA, West Indies.

Since the pioneer botanist, William Bartram (), reported finding "multitudinous" butterflies visiting flowers near the banks recent lists of Florida. The queen butterfly (Danaus gilippus) is a North and South American butterfly in the family Nymphalidae with a wingspan of 70–88 mm (– in).

It is orange or brown with black wing borders and small white forewing spots on its dorsal wing surface, and reddish ventral wing surface fairly similar to the dorsal surface. The ventral hindwings have black veins and small Family: Nymphalidae. List of the butterfly species of Trinidad and Tobago, an island nation located in the Caribbean region off the northeast coast of South America.

The combined efforts of generations of resident and visiting naturalists have helped to make the butterfly fauna of Tobago well known. Some species have been recorded on the island of Tobago that has a land area of only km 2. Florida is home seasonably or year-round to almost species of butterflies and is one of the premier destinations for naturalists in search of photography opportunities throughout most of the year.

Our warm climate and extended growing season makes butterfly viewing an excellent choice for outdoor recreation in our numerous natural areas. During October of many individuals of S. gregaria were found along a front reaching north from the island of St. Croix in the West Indies, south to the eastern coasts of the South American countries of Surinam and Guyana (Rainey ).

These individuals were arriving with a sub tropical wave of low pressure that later spawned a hurricane. Range: Monroe County Keys north mostly along the coast to Brevard and Levy counties; Bermuda, West Indies, Mexico, Central America, South America, Galapagos and western Africa.

For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map, visit the Exploring Florida website. Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida. She has completed biodiversity surveys throughout the West Indies and co-authored the book Butterflies of the West Indies and South Florida.

She has also worked extensively on the diversity of butterflies in Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao in the. Native Habitats for Monarch Butterflies in South Florida 4 caterpillars that eat only A.

tuberosa grow just as well as those that eat other species including A. curassavica. In addition to milkweeds, a monarch garden needs nectar plants to provide food for adult monarchs.

See sidebar for a list of nectar plants that are native to south Size: 1MB. This is nonetheless a book to also be enjoyed by the interested amateur, whether local or visiting. This is a guide to the most frequently encountered and most brightly coloured species of butterflies to be found in the Caribbean and Florida, from Trinidad with its South American species to Florida and its North American endemics.5/5(1).

Range: Resident from Paraguay north through tropical America and the West Indies to South Texas and the Deep South. Strays north to southeast Arizona, west Texas, central Missouri, Ohio, central Pennsylvania, and Long Island. Books shelved as west-indies: Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys, Voyager by Diana Gabaldon, A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James, Lucy by Jamai.

A List of Moths in the West Indies of the Caribbean including those during Focus On Nature Tours A List compiled by Armas Hill A LINK to a LIST of CARIBBEAN BUTTERFLIES. A LINK to a SET of PHOTOS of SOME CARIBBEAN MOTTH (in Jamaica). A LINK to a SET of PHOTOS of SOME CARIBBEAN MOTHS (in the Dominican Republic).

Photo at upper right: a WHITE-LINED. This video describes the heart of the Keys Moths YouTube channel. We have a passion for butterflies and moths and for the natural wonders that South Florida has to offer.West Indies documented by two books (RileySmith et al.

) and neighbouring Trinidad docu-mented by a monograph (Kaye ) and fi eld guide (Barcant ). This paper provides an updated checklist with new records and summarises where some of Author: Matthew J.

W. Cock.Smith, D.S., Miller, L.D. and Miller, J.Y. The butterflies of the West Indies and South Florida. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. p. Steinhauser, S.R. A review of the skippers of the Narcosius group of species of the genus Astraptes Hübner (sensu Evans ) and erection of a new genus.

Lepidoptera: by: 2.