Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Varneria postremella - The Little Ruby - Hodges#6029

California plant pest & disease report, Vol. 22 (Jul 2002 through Jul 2005)
By S. Gaimari, ed.
California Department of Food & Agriculture, Plant Pest Diagnostics Branch. 78 pp., 2005

Assessment of species diversity in the Atlantic Maritime Ecozone
By McAlpine D.F., Smith I.M. (eds.)
Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press). 785 pp., 2010
various chapters available on Google Books

California plant pest & disease report, Vol. 25 (Jan 2008 through Dec 2009)
By Gaimari S., O’Donnell M., eds.
California Department of Food & Agriculture, Plant Pest Diagnostics Branch. 108 pp., 2011

Arthropod and nematode parasites, parasitoids, and predators of Acrididae in America north of Mexico
By N.E. Rees
U.S. Department of Agriculture Technical Bulletin No. 1460. 288 pp. , 1973
Available online here.

List of freshwater macroinvertebrate taxa from California and adjacent states
By Richards A.B., Rogers D.C.
Southwest Association of Freshwater Invertebrate Taxonomists (SAFIT). 266 pp., 2011
Full text
Acari p.35, Crustacea p.47, Collembola p.69, Insecta p.71 (Ephemeroptera 71, Odonata 95, Plecoptera 112, Hemiptera 126, Megaloptera 139, Neuroptera 141, Trichoptera 143, Lepidoptera 165, Coleoptera 167, Diptera 219)

also available in .xls fromat

Urban entomology
By Ebeling W.
University of California Division of Agricultural Sciences: 695 pp., 1978
Full text (text-only version)

beware of obsolete taxonomy!

Entomology and pest management. Third Edition
By L.P. Pedigo
Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ. 691 pp., 1999

Hive Management
By Richard E. Bonney
Storey Publishing, LLC, 1990
An easy-to read guide filled with important information on bee keeping and bee behavior