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Species Alucita montana - Montana Six-plume Moth - Hodges#2313


The genus Alucita in North America, with description of two new species (Lepidoptera: Alucitidae)
By Bernard Landry, Jean-François Landry
The Canadian Entomologist 136(4): 553-579, 2004

Descriptions of new North American moths and larvae
By Dyar, H.G.
Museum of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, Science Bulletin, 1906
Dyar, H.G., 1906. Descriptions of new North American moths and larvae. Museum of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, Science Bulletin, 1: 193-201.

Butterflies of Alaska, A Field Guide
By Kenelm W. Philip (Posthumous) and Clifford D. Ferris
Alaska Entomological Society, 2015
Publishers Web Page: http://www.akentsoc.org/documents/field-guide-to-alaska-butterflies

ISBN 978-1-945170-60-7 (This may be the second edition.)

This book is available as a PDF download. It may be purchased as a spiral bound as well.

Butterflies of Alaska, A Field Guide, Second Edition. Kenelm W. Philip (Posthumous) and Clifford D. Ferris. iv + 110 pages, spiral bound with durable covers; 8.5″ x 11″. The now known 80 resident, 5 casual species, and one currently unconfirmed species are illustrated in full color. Each species entry includes information about geographic distribution, habitat, basic biology, flight period, diagnostic characters, and field behavior. A species index and plant index are included. The second edition includes the recently described (2016) Oeneis tanana as well as addresses several taxonomic issues; a flight-period graphic has been added. The book pages have been reformatted such that there is coverage of only one species per page. Maps have been updated to reflect additional records obtained after the first edition was published. ISBN 978-1-945170-60-7.

The Butterflies of Canada
By Layberry, Hall, & Lafontaine
University of Toronto Press, 1998
Written from a Canadian perspective.
280 pages. Large format.
32 color plates contain photos of the approximately 293 species.
Detailed range maps.

Catalogue of the types specimens of Microlepidoptera in the British Museum described by Edward Meyrick. 8: 1-261
By Clarke, J.F.G.
Clarke, J.F.G., 1970. Catalogue of the types specimens of Microlepidoptera in the British Museum (Natural History) described by Edward Meyrick. 8: 1-261 .

Catalogue of the types specimens of Microlepidoptera in the British Museum described by Edward Meyrick. 7: 1-531
By Clarke, J.F.G.
Clarke, J.F.G., 1969. Catalogue of the types specimens of Microlepidoptera in the British Museum (Natural History) described by Edward Meyrick. 7: 1-531.

Catalogue of the types specimens of Microlepidoptera in the British Museum described by Edward Meyrick. 5: 1-581
By Clarke, J.F.G.
Clarke, J.F.G., 1965. Catalogue of the types specimens of Microlepidoptera in the British Museum (Natural History) described by Edward Meyrick. 5: 1-581.

Catalogue of the types specimens of Microlepidoptera in the British Museum described by Edward Meyrick. 4: 1-521
By Clarke, J.F.G.
Clarke, J.F.G., 1963. Catalogue of the types specimens of Microlepidoptera in the British Museum (Natural History) described by Edward Meyrick. 4: 1-521.