The Natural History Museum's
HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database
to list foodplants. I have listed those given for North America as well as for the Neararctic.
Books and internet resources sited below have also been utilized.
Legion of Night by Theodore D. Sargent, and
Eastern Moths by Carles V. Covell, Jr., and
The Moths of Canada Part 1: Noctuoidea of Western Canada by
J.T. Troubridge and J.D. Lafontaine at
Legion of Night by T. D. Sargent,
Eastern Moths by Carles V. Covell, Jr.
Le Guide des Papillons du Quebec by Louis Handfield
Historical vs Recent Moth Illustrations by Joe Kunkel at
The Harold J. Vermes slides are especially beautiful and useful.
Dr. Ken Neil of Nova Scotia and Vernon A. Brou of Louisiana have also been especially helpful as have the images provided by James K. Adams, Dale Clark, Bruce Walsh, Gerald Fauske, Lynn Scott, Cindy Mead, Troy Bartlett.
I am also most thankful to the following people who have all given me permission to use images from their respective sites and/or collections:
Adams, James K., Georgia
Bartlett, Troy, Georgia
Troy's Photo gallery
Brou, Vernon A., Louisiana: Vernon is undoubtedly one of the most knowledgeable collectors and describers of Catocala in the United States.
Many of Vernon's more recent publications are available in pdf format at http://www.southernlepsoc.org/newsletter.html. These include articles about Louisiana Catocala as well as moths from other families.
NEW! Visit http://entomology.lsu.edu/lsam/Brou.htm for links to many of Vernon's published articles.
Campbell, John H., Georgia
Southeastern Butterflies and Moths Image Gallery
Clark, Dale, Texas
Moths of Dallas County, Texas
Fauske, Gerald, North Dakota
Mead, Cindy, Michigan
Macromoths of Northwest Forests and Woodlands
Scott, Lynn, Ontario
Lynn Scott's Lepidoptera Images
Thomas, Anthony W., New Brunswick
Natural Resources Canada: Species Check List, New Brunswick
Wagner, David L., Connecticut
Caterpillars of Eastern Forests
Walsh, Bruce, Arizona
Moths of Southeastern Arizona: Noctuidae (Cutworm moths)
Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico
(abstracted from Hodges et al., 1983, with annotations.)
J. G. Franclemont & E. L. Todd at
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