Insects of the Pacific Northwest

By Judy Haggard Peter Haggard

The only comprehensive guide to insects of the Pacific Northwest, this handy reference is perfect for hikers, fishers, and naturalists. With coverage from southwestern British Columbia to northern California, from the coast to the high desert, it describes more than 450 species including beetles, butterflies and moths, dragonflies, grasshoppers, crickets, cicadas, flies, bees, wasps, ants, spiders, millipedes, snails, and slugs. The more than 600 superb color photographs, helpful visual keys, and clear color-coded layout will make this field guide an invaluable resource for nature lovers throughout the region.

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Review quotes

“It’s a handy little paperback you can carry right into the garden to compare photos with the real thing crawling on your hydrangea. . . or lilly. . . or. . .” —The Seattle Times

“Released in tandem with the wildflower guide, this reference describes and shows photos of more than 450 species. . . . If you have a budding entomologist in the family, this easy-to-use guide is a natural.” —The Oregonian

“A comprehensive and user-friendly guide to the most common insects in northern California, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. . . . The book makes fascinating reading for gardeners as well as hikers and wildlife enthusiasts.” —North Coast Journal

“This solid guide exhibits the sort of thoughtful touches that characterize the other books on Timber Press’s list.” —Sequim Gazette

Product Details
A Timber Press Field Guide
Number of pages
Publication date
March 20, 2006