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Family Limacodidae - Slug Caterpillar Moths


Combinations and Synonymies in New World Limacodidae, Megalopygidae, Lasiocampidae and Arctiidae (Lepidoptera)
By Epstein, M.E. & V.O. Becker
Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 10: 289-319, 1993
Available at SciELO here.

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The Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 2
By Becker, V.O. & M.E. Epstein. Limacodidae. in J.B. Heppner (ed.)
Association for Tropical Lepidoptera and Scientific Publishers, 128-133, 1995

Descriptions of New Species of Moths of the Family Cochlidiidae
By Harrison G. Dyar
Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 1550: 565-567, 1907
Available online here.

A list of North American cochlidian moths, with descriptions of new genera and species
By Harrison G. Dyar
Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 29(1423): 359-396, 1905

Checklist of the Big Thicket National Preserve (Texas Lepidoptera Survey publication #2)
By Charles Bordelon & Ed Knudson
Texas Lepidoptera Survey, 1999
Treats 1737 species, 15 color plates. Latest revision 2003, another revision in progress. Represents the fruits of over a decade's field work in the BITH by the authors, who have recently renewed their permit and expect to have over 1800 species documented for the region soon.

Revision and phylogeny of the Limacodid-Group families, with evolutionary studies on Slug Caterpillars Lepidoptera: Zygaenoidea
By Marc E. Epstein
Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 582, 1996

Notes and new species
By Barnes W. & A. Busck, 1920
Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America, 4(3): 211-278, 1920
Barnes W. & A. Busck, 1920. Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America, 4(3): 211-278

List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part XXXIV - Supplement. Part 4
By Francis Walker
British Museum, 1865
Full text and downloadable PDF available from Biodiversity Heritage Library starting here.