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Biology and systematics of Greya Busck and Tetragma, new genus (Lepidoptera: Prodoxidae).
By Donald R. Davis, Olle Pellmyr & John N. Thompson
Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 524: 1-74, f.251-375, 1992
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Davis, Pellmyr & Thompson. 1992. Biology and systematics of Greya Busck and Tetragma, new genus (Lepidoptera: Prodoxidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 524: 1-74, f.251-375 (PDF)

Current Link to PDF
Randy's link above...and mine below...both appear to no longer work. Below is an alternative link to a Smithsonian web site portal page that (at least as of 10/30/21) is currently working:

Wonderful & useful resource!
I've been studying this monograph and am very impressed by the quality of scholarship, the wealth of information and figures (including copious electron micro-photography!)...and, of course, by the wonderful moths of the genus Greya! The details of their life histories and the similarities with Yucca Moths are a marvel (for further references on this, look under "Remarks" on the info pages here and here.)

A lot of Greya species range into my neck of the woods (California) and use host plants that I'm familiar with. I'll have to keep on the look-out for them.

Hi Randy
The link in your present entry above leads to the general search page for the entire "Smithsonian Contributions in Zoology" series, which is a useful resource...but somewhat roundabout for the specific citation here. (One has to do a secondary search, e.g. on "Greya", to get to the download page for the desired PDF.)

Here is a direct link to the 50MB PDF for Volume 524 on Greya by Davis, Pellmyr, and Thompson.

It's a very impressive scholarly work!

Thanks Aaron
Sorry for the trouble.

No problem
I actually appreciated learning about that portal to all the other great references in the ""Smithsonian Contributions in Zoology" series. Thanks for all your editorial efforts!

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