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

Family Saturniidae - Giant Silkworm and Royal Moths


History of the Ailanthus Silkmoth (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) in Philadelphia ...
Full citation, with complete title:

Kenneth D. Frank. "History of the Ailanthus Silkmoth (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) in Philadelphia: a case study in urban ecology." Entomological News 97 (1986): 41-51.

Moths of North America - Cecropia Silkmoth - Hyalophora cecropia

Order LEPIDOPTERA (Moths & Butterflies): Key and Description of Families
cite:1760098

Glossary (Moth)

Gilligan, T. M. & S. C. Passoa. 2014. LepIntercept, An identification resource for intercepted Lepidoptera larvae.
Gilligan, T. M. & S. C. Passoa. 2014. LepIntercept, An identification resource for intercepted Lepidoptera larvae. Identification Technology Program (ITP), USDA-APHIS-PPQ-S&T, Fort Collins, CO. [accessed at http://www.idtools.org/id/leps/lepintercept].

Miller, Jeffrey C., Hammond, Paul C. (2003) Lepidoptera of the Pacific Northwest: caterpillars and adults (Pub. No: 3739)
Covers basic biology, collecting and rearing methods for Lepidoptera as well as images that associate larvae with adults of Lepidoptera found in the Andrews Forest LTER in Oregon.

Sammlung europäischer Schmetterlinge, errichtet von Jacob Hübner in Augsburg (1793–1841): updated plates legend.

British Lepidoptera
BRITISH LEPIDOPTERA - by Chris Lewis

cite:1490347