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Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
By J.B. Heppner
Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670, 2003
Working link to 2003 version (tested April 2014) Full text PDF (43.3 MB)

The 2011 updated checklist available (1)

A Photographic Field Guide to the Butterflies in the Kansas City Region
By Betsy Betros
Kansas City Star Books, 2008
Betsy Betros has created a wonderful resource for those in Kansas City who love butterflies. She is the first to offer this range of detail and photos about KC butterflies. Lavishly illustrated with over 1,100 stunning photographs, this book is designed for both beginner and
advanced butterfly enthusiasts. Also included are tips for attracting butterflies to your garden. It is chock full of information, including fascinating details about naming system, range, flight times, habitat and much more.

A Swift Guide to Butterflies of North America
By Jeffrey Glassberg
Sunstreak, 2012
All the butterflies of North America and Hawaii are included in this book. The book is designed for the user to make "swift" identifications with text on the large pictures and range maps on every page. Around 3,500 pictures of wild butterflies showing ventral, dorsal, males and females and some caterpillars make this the most complete butterfly book yet.

Butterflies of Washington
By Robert Hardwick
Lulu.com (self-published), 2011
A comprehensive guide with over 700 color photos, descriptions of all Washington species and subspecies, and lots of details on habitats, life histories, and sites.

Butterflies East of the Great Plains
By Opler and Krizek
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore. xvii + 294 pp., 1984
Paul A. Opler and George O. Krizek. 1984. Butterflies east of the Great Plains, an illustrated natural history. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore. xvii + 294 pp.

One of the first books to use large, color photos of live butterflies.

Butterflies of Arizona: A Photographic Guide
By Stewart et al
West Coast Lady Press, Arcata, CA. ii + 415 pp., 2001
Stewart, B., P. Brodkin & H. Brodkin. 2001. Butterflies of Arizona, A Photographic Guide. West Coast Lady Press, Arcata, California. ii + 415 pp.

This book discusses all 331 species of butterfly seen in Arizona.
It is illustrated 557 full, half and quarter page photographs taken under natural conditions by the authors and several other professional insect photographers. Opposite each photograph is essential information that includes key field marks, time of year the adult flies, caterpillar food plant, range and habitat in Arizona and pertinent biological and behavioral notes.
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The Butterfly Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Butterflies of North America.
By Holland, W.J. 1899.
Doubleday & McClure Co., N.Y., 1899
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Holland, W.J. 1899. The Butterfly Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Butterflies of North America. Doubleday & McClure Co., N.Y. 382 pp.

Butterflies of North America
By Howe, W. H. (editor)
Doubleday and Co., Garden City, NY. xiii + 633., 1975
William H. Howe (editor) 1975. Butterflies of North America. Doubleday and Co., Garden City, NY. xiii + 633.

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