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Descriptions of new genera and species of Amatidae, Lithosiidae and Noctuidae
By George F. Hampson
Novitates Zoologicae 25: 93-217, 1918

Taxonomy of southern California Erebidae and Noctuidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of twenty one new species
By Tomas Mustelin
Zootaxa 1278: 1–47, 2006

Notes on Species of Noctua with Descriptions of New Forms
By John B. Smith
Journal of the New York Entomological Society 6: 98-107, 1898

A hundred new moths of the family Noctuidae
By John B. Smith
Proceedings of the United States National Museum 22(1203): 413-495., 1900

New records of Noctuidae moths from Florida
By Terhune S. Dickel
Tropical Lepidoptera 2(1): 53-58, 1991

Five new species and three new subspecies of Erebidae and Noctuidae (Insecta, Lepidoptera) from .....
By Lars G. Crabo, Melanie Davis, Paul Hammond, Tomas Mustelin, Jon Shepard
ZooKeys 264: 85–123, 2013
Five new species and three new subspecies of Erebidae and Noctuidae (Insecta, Lepidoptera) from Northwestern North America, with notes on Chytolita Grote (Erebidae) and Hydraecia Guenée (Noctuidae)

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Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
By J. Donald Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt
ZooKeys 264: 227-236, 2013

The Owlet Moths of Ohio
By Rings, Roy W., Eric H. Metzler, Fred J. Arnold, David H. Harris
College Of Biologicaal Sciences, The Ohio State University, 1992
Excellent resource for abundance and distribution data of eastern Noctuidae (as Noctuidae was defined in 1992). Contains color plates of specimens of species that are not pictured in most other guides.