Insects and Invertebrates

Field Guide to Butterflies of South Dakota

Available for purchase online, this color field guide covers the 177 butterfly species known to occur in South Dakota. The guide has nearly 800 beautiful color photos, including mounted butterflies, butterfly habitats, caterpillars, and butterflies in natural settings. Each account has identification tips and lots of information on habits, habitats, plants used by caterpillars and adults, flight periods, and state distribution, which is also illustrated with individual state range maps.