Create More Butterflies: A Guide to 48 Butterflies and their Host-Plants
Create More Butterflies: A Guide to 48 Butterflies and their Host-Plants for South-east Queensland and Northern New South Wales. 2005, soft cover, 24cm x 17cm. 84 pages, gloss paper, 255 colour photos + 10 b&w; + line drawings.
This book contains over 250 full colour photos of butterfly lifecycles and caterpillar food plants for 48 different species of butterflies that occur in the south-east Queensland and northern New South Wales. Thirty-one of the 48 species covered were raised from butterfly eggs laid on host plants grown in a 16 perch (405 sq m) inner suburban garden in Brisbane. All photos are of living animals. Much other information is also covered.
As well as encouraging you to grow your own butterfly garden, the book lists a number of wild locations together with their local host plants – very well presented publication.