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Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States, An Identification Guide
By Gilligan, Todd M., Donald J. Wright, and Loran D. Gibson
Ohio Biological Survey, P.O. Box 21370, Columbus, Ohio 43221-0370, 2008
ISBN: 978-0-86727-160-7
Cite: 223513 with citation markup [cite:223513]
A very useful book for those interested in Olethreutine moths. Covers 306 species with color photos of adults, life history information, flight periods, distribution, and microphotos of male and female genitalia. Many of the included species occur in a wider area than the midwestern states.

Open Access Journal

The download PDF (probably the review?) and the Amazon tab are both outdated links.

Working links (Jan 2014): currently shows as unavailable.

Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society book review PDF

Ordering information can be found at Moth Photographers Group or

Gilligan, T.M., D.J. Wright & L.D. Gibson. 2008. Olethreutine moths of the midwestern United States: an identification guide. Ohio Biological Survey, Columbus, OH. 334 pp.

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