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Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico
An annotated check list of the North American species of Noctuoidea (Lepidoptera) is presented, consisting of 3693 species, and sixty-seven new or revised generic combinations are proposed.
Integration of DNA barcoding into an ongoing inventory of complex tropical biodiversity
Adding DNA barcoding to the inventory of the caterpillars, their food plants and parasitoids in northwestern Costa Rica has substantially improved the quality and depth of the inventory, and greatly multiplied the number of situations requiring further taxonomic work for resolution.
Relationships among the basal lineages of Noctuidae (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea) based on eight gene regions
The results support the family Noctuidae as a monophyletic group in which most subfamilies have hindwing vein M2 reduced or absent, and show that the subfamily Acronictinae is not closely related to Pantheinae, but instead shows a closer association with Amphipyrinae.
Review of the New World genera of the subfamily Acontiinae (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae)
The taxonomic status of the 138 species of Acontiinae are reviewed and assigned to seven genera, Ponometia Herrich-Schaff er, Tarache Hubner, Acontia Ochsenheimer, Eusceptis Hubner), Spragueia Grote, and Trogotorna Hampson.
Zoogeography of the Holarctic species of the Noctuidae (Lepidoptera): impoftance of the Beringian refuge
The origin of the Beringian fauna and the mammoth-steppe idea are discussed, and the earlier view about Amphiatlantic distributions in the Lepidoptera is refuted.
A revision of the genus Hypotrix Guenee in North America with descriptions of four new species and a new genus (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Noctuinae, Eriopygini)
Th e genus Hypotrix Guenee, 1852 is synonymized with Trichorthosia Grote, 1883, Proteinania Hampson, 1905, Ursogastra Smith, 1906, and Trichagrotis McDunnough, [1929]. Four species are transferred
A Revision of Lasionycta Aurivillius (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) for North America and notes on Eurasian species, with descriptions of 17 new species, 6 new subspecies, a new genus, and two new species
Th e North American species of Lasionycta Aurivillius are revised to include 43 species and 13 subspecies using traditional methods and mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (CO1) DNA sequence
A review of the subfamily Anobinae with the description of a new species of Baniana Walker from North and Central America (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Anobinae)
A new species of Baniana Walker related to B. gobar Druce is described from Arizona and Costa Rica and the status of Baniana, Anoba Walker, and the Anobinae are discussed. Adults and/or genitalia of
Review of the Acontia areli group with descriptions of three new species (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Acontiinae)
Th e six-species of the Acontia areli group are examined and three new species are described from southwestern North America: A. areloides, A. toddi sp.