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An annotated list of the Lepidoptera of Alberta, Canada
Th is checklist documents the 2367 Lepidoptera species reported to occur in the province of Alberta, Canada, based on examination of the major public insect collections in Alberta and the Canadian
Revision of the New World Panthea Hübner (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) with descriptions of 5 new species and 2 new subspecies.
Th e New World species of Panthea Hubner are revised and Lectotypes are designated for Panthea leucomelana Morrison and Panthea furcilla (Packard), and a neotype is designated for Platycerura gigantea French.
The North American species of Charadra Walker, with a revision of the Charadra pata (Druce) group (Noctuidae, Pantheinae)
A new species related to C. deridens (previously treated as C. ingenua) is described from Arizona / New Mexico / Texas, and Charadra ingenua syn.
The Boreal Owl Influx
First Canadian records of Lampropteryx sujfumata ([Denis & Schiffermiiller], 1775) (Geometridae: Larentiinae)
The first Canadian records of the Holarctic species Lampropteryx suflumata are documented, based on collections from Alberta and British Columbia, and provide a good example of how genetic methods can enhance the construction of regional inventories and aid in surveillance for invasive species.
Taxonomy and biogeography of the Nearctic Raphia Hübner (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Raphiinae)
Lack of diagnostic morphological differences, combined with relatively low mtDNA barcode divergences and clinal phenotypic variation in key geographic regions indicate that the six previously recognized species of North American Raphia are best interpreted as parapatric subspecies.
Polyphyly of Lichen-cryptic Dagger Moths: synonymy of Agriopodes Hampson and description of a new basal acronictine genus, Chloronycta, gen. n. (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae)
It is shown that Agriopodes geminata (Smith) represents the northern terminus of clinal variation in wing pattern of A. fallax and is transferred to a new genus, Chloronycta Schmidt & Anweiler, gen. n.
Nesting Chronology and Success of Bald Eagles in Southwest Yukon
Nests were associated with aquatic habitats, including the shorelines of large and medium sized lakes and rivers, or wetland complexes characterized by numerous small lakes, ponds, and meandering streams in close proximity.