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

Species Smerinthus cerisyi - One-eyed Sphinx - Hodges#7822


The Grasshoppers of California (Orthoptera: Acridoidea); Bulletin of the California Insect Survey, volume 10
By H.F. Strohecker, Woodrow W. Middlekauff, David C. Rentz
University of California Press, 1968
Identification keys, maps, and descriptions of all of the Acridioid Grasshoppers known from California at the time. Black and White drawings illustrate diagnostic traits. Only a little out of date, and the definitive treatment for the state of California.
Can be read at the Essig Museum of Entomology at Berkeley web site here.

Empire of the Beetle: How Human Folly and a Tiny Bug Are Killing North America's Great Forests
By Andrew Nikiforuk
Greystone Books, D&M Publishers Inc., 2011

Handbook to the Construction and Use of Insect Collection and Rearing Devices
By Gregory S. Paulson
Springer, 2005
A guide for teachers with suggested classroom applications.

Insects Did It 1st
By R. D. Akre, G. S. Paulson, and E. P. Catts
Ye Galleon Press, 1992

Insects and mites new to Florida sugarcane
By Hall D.G., Konstantinov A.S., Hodges G.S., Sosa O., Welbourn C., Westcott R.L.
J. Amer. Soc. Sugar Cane Technologists 25: 143-156, 2005

Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs: An Integrated Pest Management Guide
By Steve H. Dreistadt
Univ of California Agriculture & Natural Resources, 2004

Methods for Catching Beetles
By Carlos Aguilar Julio
edinaturalia@gmail.com, 2011
See details online at: http://www.naturalia-editions.com/
ISBN 978-9974-98-133

Biological control of invasive plants in the eastern United States
By Van Driesche R., et al.
USDA Forest Service Publication FHTET-2002-04. Morgantown, WV. 413 pp., 2002