A Field Guide to MOTHS OF EASTERN NORTH AMERICA
by Charles V. Covell, Jr.
2005, partly revised edition (originally published in 1984), 496 pages, 32 color plates & 32 b/w plates illustrating over 1,200 species. Describes over 1,300 species of moths found east of the 100th meridian. First work since Holland’s Moth Book to treat all families occurring in eastern North America. Uses wing venation scheme and diagnostic information for each family. Gives distribution, flight season, food plants and common names for all species except Microlepidoptera not already having common names.
Former Peterson Field Guide #30; republished by Virginia Museum of Natural History, with added introduction updating classification and names, and improved plates. Paperback; 4-1/2 x 7-1/4″.
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