new moth book now shipping: "Ontario Moths: A Photographic Guide, Volume 4"

I received my copies last week.

This is the first volume to be published of a planned four-volume series which will cover every species recorded in Ontario. Volume 4, the first to be published, covers the macro-moth families Noctuidae, Euteliidae and Nolidae. It is called volume 4 as these are the last families of moths in the taxonomic ordering.

The authors are David Beadle (co-author of the Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America), Michael King and Phillip Holder.

It is spiral-bound, so it lies flat on the desk. It is 143 pages. Species are listed in order of their P3 numbers. Most pages include six species, with one photo of each. Each species is illustrated with a photo of the adult moth in its natural resting position. with the common name just below the photo. Text below the photos covers the P3 number, scientific name, flight period, description, range and foodplants. More than one photo is provided where the species has ...more ↓

Posted on August 23, 2023 06:47 PM by amacnaughton amacnaughton | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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This project collects observations of moths in Ontario for the the Toronto Entomologists' Association. The TEA has been collecting observations in the province since 1970 and recently launched the Ontario Moth Atlas of moth phenology and ...more ↓

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