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Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 BugGuide Gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

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Species Apotomis infida - Hodges#2767

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LBAM ID - tools for diagnosing light brown apple moth and related western U.S. leafrollers - Epiphyas postvittana (Walker).

Todd M. Gilligan & Marc E. Epstein provide plates, keys and fact sheets for 23 tortricids to aid in separating the invasive pest Epiphyas postvittana (Walker) from our native species.

[i]Acleris hastiana
Acleris robinsonana
Acleris senescens
Acleris variegana
Amorbia cuneana
Amorbia emigratella
Archips argyrospila
Argyrotaenia franciscana
Choristoneura rosaceana
Clepsis clemensiana
Clepsis fucana
Clepsis peritana
Clepsis persicana
Clepsis virescana
Cnephasia longana
Decodes basiplagana
Decodes fragariana
Epiphyas postvittana
Henricus umbrabasana

Tortricidae foodplant database

Tortricidae foodplant database PDF (867k)
[cite: 723242]

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


Natural Resources Canada - Insects
Seachable database with information on the general classification and the diet and feeding behaviour of the orders of insects and arachnids found in Canada’s forest environments.
cite:1463600 -- Markku Savela
An invaluable site for synonyms, links to original descriptions, literature, and other information. Covers the entire world, but tends to have more complete information for European and North American species. A great place to begin literature searches.


The best online resource for moths of Great Britain and Ireland.


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