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A Photographic Field Guide to the Butterflies in the Kansas City Region
By Betsy Betros
Kansas City Star Books, 2008
ISBN: 1933466863
Cite: 740935 with citation markup [cite:740935]
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.