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Family Erebidae

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A generic revision of the American moths of the subfamily Hypeninae, with descriptions of new genera and species
By William Schaus
Proceedings of The United States National Museum, 50: 259-399, 1916
Many original descriptions.

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A revision of some species of Noctuidae heretofore referred to the genus Homoptera (Boisduval)
By John B. Smith
Proceedings of the United States National Museum 35: 209-275, 1908
View online or download @ Biodiversity Heritage Library

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The last instar caterpillars of Oxycilla tripla Grote, and Colobochyla interpuncta Grote (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae.
By George L. Godfrey
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 74(1): 78-85, 1972

Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea: Erebidae of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, USA.
By Michael G. Pogue
Zootaxa 3153: 1–31 , 2012
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Species Accounts for 25 Erebidae species (BG links for convenience updating guide pages)

Subfamily Aventiinae (Tutt, 1896)
Oruza albocostaliata (Packard) - The White-Edge

Subfamily Boletobiinae (Grote, 1895)
Metalectra discalis (Grote, 1876) - Common Fungus Moth
Metalectra quadrisignata (Walker, 1858) - Four-spotted Fungus Moth
Metalectra richardsi (Brower, 1941) - Richards’ Fungus Moth

A new Lithosian
By Dyar, Harrison G.
Psyche 8(277):359-360, 1899
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Illustrated Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, Vol. 2B: Macro-Moths
By Ed Knudson & Charles Bordelon
Texas Lepidoptera Survey, Houston. xiv + 59 pp. 20 plates., 2004
Knudson, E. & C. Bordelon. 2004. Illustrated Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, TX. Vol. 2B: Macro-Moths. Texas Lepidoptera Survey, Houston. xiv + 59 pp. 20 plates.

Sphingoidea, Bombycoidea, Noctuoidea - 20 color plates.

"We include species known to occur in Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr, Willacy, Zapata, Jim Hogg, Brooks, and Kenedy Counties."

This is an absolutely invaluable reference for anyone studying the moth fauna of South Texas. The 20 plates contain extremely sharp, large color photos of impeccably mounted specimens. The Noctuoidea comprises 13 of the 20 plates.

A new lichen moth record for the United States: Lycomorphodes sordida (Arctiidae: Lithosiinae) from South Texas.
By James K. Adams
Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 46(2): 160-161, 1992

Geographical distribution of Apeplopoda mecrida (Druce, 1889) (Eribidae: Arctiinae: Arctiini: Euchromiina) with ...
By Fernando Hernández-Baz, Jorge M. González, Patricia Tamez-Guerra
Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society, 66(4): 225–229, 2012
Geographical distribution of Apeplopoda mecrida Druce, 1889 (Eribidae: Arctiinae: Arctiini: Euchromiina) with notes about its natural history.

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