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Contributions toward a monograph of the Noctuidae of boreal North America. Revision of the species of Acontia (Ochs)
By John B. Smith
Transactions of the American Entomological Society 27: 47-84, 1900

Review of the New World genera of the subfamily Acontiinae (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae)
By J. Donald Lafontaine, Robert W. Poole
ZooKeys 39: 137–160 , 2010
Lafontaine, J.D. & R.W. Poole 2010. Review of the New World genera of the subfamily Acontiinae (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). ZooKeys 39: 137–160 (PDF)

A tale of two caterpillars and reclassification of Cerathosia Smith and Cydosia Duncan [& Westwood] (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
By David L. Wagner, Kevin L. Keegan, Berry B. Nall, Valerie G. Bugh, Jadranka Rota
Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 73(1): 1-4, 2019

Descriptions of New Genera and Species of Noctuidae
By John B. Smith
Trans. American Entomological Society, 1894
Trans. Am. Ent. Soc. 21:39-88, 6 plates.

Includes descriptions of over 70 new North American Noctuid moths. Available to read online or for download from Biodiversity Heritage Library beginning here.

Six new species and one new subspecies of noctuid moths from western United States of America and Mexico...
By Crabo, L.G., P.C. Hammond, T. Mustelin & D.L. Wikle
ZooKeys, 788: 201-239, 2018
Crabo, L.G., P.C. Hammond, T. Mustelin & D.L. Wikle, 2018. Six new species and one new subspecies of noctuid moths from western United States of America and Mexico (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). ZooKeys, 788: 201-239.

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More New Moths from Texas (Noctuidae)
By Blanchard, André
J. Lepidopterists Society 26(1):56-63., 1972
Available in pdf format (LepSoc members only?) here.

New species of Noctuidae for 1910 Number 1
By John B. Smith
Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 18:85-98, 1910
Smith, J. 1910. New species of Noctuidae for 1910 Number 1. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 18:85-98.
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New species and genera of the lepidopterous family Noctuidae for 1907
By John B. Smith
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences Vol. 2, 1907
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