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The Butterflies of Southern California
By Thomas C. Emmel and John F. Emmel
Natural History Museum of Southern California, 1973

An Introduction to Southern California Butterflies
By Fred Heath
This book covers 89 species of Southern California. Excellent photos (by Herbert Clarke) with ID guidelines, help in field identification. The author has also included helpful information about preferred habitat, food plants, seasonality, and types of overwintering forms.

Butterflies and their Favorite Flowering Plants - Anza-Borrego Desert State Park & Environs
By Lynn & Gene Monroe
A useful field guide to Butterflies of the Anza Borrego Desert in Southern California. The book is well illustrated with photos of 134 species and subspecies, larval food plants, nectar plants, as well as photos of some immature stages.

A Field Guide to Western Butterflies 2nd Edition
By Paul A. Opler, illustrated by Amy Bartlett Wright
Houghton Mifflin, 1999

Butterflies of the Lower Rio Grande Valley
By Roland H. Wauer
Johnson Books, 2004
This book does not have the best quality photos, but is very useful for its natural history information, especially for the large number of Mexican species which occur in the US only as very rare strays and so do not get covered in the butterfly field guides with broader geographic coverage like Kaufman, Glassberg, etc.

The Butterflies of Cascadia: A Field Guide to All the Species of Washington, Oregon, and Surrounding Territories
By Robert Michael Pyle, Idie Ulsh, David Nunnallee
Seattle Audubon Society, 2002
A very useful field guide and reference to, as the subtitle states, all the species of Washington, Oregon, and surrounding Territories.

Butterflies through Binoculars: Florida
By Jeffrey Glassberg, Marc C. Minno, John V. Calhoun
Oxford Press, 2000
The best part of this book is the many good site location write-ups for the butterflies all over the state of Florida, including the Keys.

Butterflies Through Binoculars: The West : A Field Guide to the Butterflies of Western North America (Butterflies and Others Thr
By Jeffrey Glassberg
Oxford University Press, 2001

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