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Revision of the Cossidae of North America (in Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America)
By William Barnes, J. H. McDunnough
The Review Press, 1911

A phylogenetic study on Cossidae (Lepidoptera: Ditrysia) based on external adult morphology
By J. W. Schoorl
Zoölogische Verhandelingen 263: 1-295, 1990

Psychonoctua masoni (Schaus), new combination (Lepidoptera: Cossidae: Zeuzerinae), redescription and first records from TX & USA
By Blanchard, A. & E.C. Knudson.
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 87(2): 426-431., 1985
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Blanchard, A. & E.C. Knudson. 1985. Psychonoctua masoni (Schaus), new combination (Lepidoptera: Cossidae: Zeuzerinae), redescription and first records from Texas and USA. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 87(2): 426-431.

A revision of the North American Comadia (Cossidae)
By Richard M. Brown
Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera 14(4): 189-212, 1975

The Lepidoptera of White Sands National Monument, Otero County, New Mexico, USA 9. A new species of Givira Walker (Cossidae, ...
By Eric H. Metzler
ZooKeys 655: 141-156, 2017
Full title: The Lepidoptera of White Sands National Monument, Otero County, New Mexico, USA 9. A new species of Givira Walker (Cossidae, Hypoptinae) dedicated to Delinda Mix, including a list of species of Cossidae recorded from the Monument
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New species Givira delindae Metzler, 2017

Revision of the Cossidae of North America
By Barnes, W. & J. McDunnough
Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America, 1(1): 1-35, 1911
Barnes, W. & J. McDunnough, 1911. Revision of the Cossidae of North American. Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America, 1(1): 1-35.

New North American Cossidae
By W. Barnes, J. McDunnough
Entomological News Philadelphia 21: 463-466, 1910

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 .