The Great Egg-fly, which flies over 1,400 miles over water from Australia to New Zealand. The prism-winged Blue Morphos, believed by some Amazon tribes to be bits of fallen sky. The African Giant Swallowtail, with a 12-inch wingspan, and the fingernail sized Pygmy Blue. Bringing the fascinating world of butterflies to your fingertips, FANDEX presents a field guide to 50 of these vibrant and graceful creatures. Each entry features a die-cut, full-color image that makes identification simple and conclusive, plus additional photographs of the insects, often as caterpillars and pupae. Lively text covers life cycle, diet, habitat, gender variations, and the secrets of butterfly survival: camouflage, poison, and mimicry.