Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Lycomorphodes sordida - Hodges#8093.2


A Field Guide to the Animals of Vernal Pools
By Leo P. Kenney and Matthew R. Burne
Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program and Vernal Pool Association, 2000

American insects
By Vernon L. Kellogg
H. Holt and Company, 1905
A classic entomology text with many illustrations (by Mary Wellman), available from the Biodiversity Heritage Library:
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8439

Hemp Diseases and Pests
By McPartland, J. M., R. C. Clarke, D. P. Watson
CABI Publishing, 2000

An Introduction to Entomology
By John Henry Comstock
The Comstock publishing Co., 1933
Several editions, dating back into the 1890's. Apparently (!) in the public domain. Available at the Biodiversity Heritage Library.

Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
By Hodges, et al. (editors).
E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp., 1983
Hodges, R.W. et al. (editors) 1983. Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico. E. W. Classey, London, UK. 284 pp.

The Laws Field Guide to the Sierra Nevada
By John Muir Laws
Heyday Books, 2007
This is a comprehensive field guide for the Sierra Nevada region of California with everything from plants, animals, reptiles, and of course insects.

A Manual for the Study of Insects
By John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock
Comstock Publishing Company, Inc., 1930
A classic entomology text with many illustrations. Other editions were published in 1930 and 1936. (Glenn W. Herrick was co-author on the third edition.) The first edition (1895) is in the public domain according to the law in the United States, and should be a good source of diagrams for the BugGuide glossary, for example.

Various editions back to the 1890's--link to the 1930 edition at the Biodiversity Heritage Library.

National Wildlife Federation Field Guide to Insects and Spiders & Related Species of North America
By Arthur V. Evans
Sterling, 2007
Covers 940 species and includes over 2,000 color photos.