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Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest
Forests and Woodlands

References and Useful Literature on Caterpillars


Covell, C.V., Jr. 1984. A field guide to the moths of eastern North America. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co.; 496 p.

Dornfeld, E.J. 1980. The butterflies of Oregon. Forest Grove, OR: Timber Press; 276 p.

Essig, E.O. 1929. Insects of western North America. New York: The MacMillan Co.; 1035 p.

Furniss, R.L.; Carolin, V.M. 1977. Western forest insects. Miscellaneous Publication 1339. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service; 654 p.

Hinchliff, J. 1994. An atlas of Oregon butterflies. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University Bookstore; 176 p.

Ives, W.G.H.; Wong, H.R. 1988. Tree and shrub insects of the Prairie Provinces. Information Report NOR-X-292. Edmonton, AB: Canadian Forestry Service, Northern Forest Centre; 327 p.

Johnson, W.T.: Lyon, W.H. 1991. Insects that feed on trees and shrubs. 2d ed. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press; 560 p.

McCabe, T. 1991. Atlas of Adirondack caterpillars. Museum Bulletin 470. Albany, NY: State Education Department, New York State Museum; 114 p.

McGugan, B.M. (compiler). 1958. Forest Lepidoptera of Canada. Vol. 1: Papilionidae to Arctiidae. Publication 1034. Ottawa, ON: Canada Department of Agriculture, Forest Biology Division; p. 1-76.

Peterson, A. 1962. Larvae of insects. Part 1: Lepidoptera and Hymenoptera. Ann Arbor, MI: Printed for the author by Edwards Bros.; 315 p.

Prentice, R.M. 1962. Forest Lepidoptera of Canada. Part 11: Nycteolidae, Notodontidae, Noctuidae, Liparidae. Bulletin 128. Ottawa, ON: Canada Department of Forestry; p. 77-281.

Prentice, R.M. 1963. Forest Lepidoptera of Canada. Part III: Lasiocampidae, Drepanidae, Thyatiridae, Geometridae. Publication 1013. Ottawa, ON: Canada Department of Forestry; p. 282-543.

Prentice, R.M. 1965. Forest Lepidoptera of Canada. Part IV: Microlepidoptera. Publication 1142. Ottawa, ON: Canada Department of Forestry; p. 544-840.

Scoble, M.J. 1995. The Lepidoptera: form, function and diversity. Oxford, UK: The Oxford University Press; 404 p.

Stamp, N.E.; Casey, T.M. (eds.). 1993. Caterpillars: ecological and evolutionary constraints on foraging. New York: Chapman and Hall; 587 p.

Stehr, F.W. (ed.). 1987. Immature insects. Vol. 1. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Co.; 754 p.

Stevens, R.E.; Carolin, V.M.; Markin, P. 1984. Lepidoptera associated with western spruce budworm. Agric. Handbk. 622. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service; 63 p.

Stoetzel, M.B. (compiler). 1989. Common names of insects and related organisms. Lanham, MD: Entomological Society of America; 199 p.

Tietz, H.M. 1972. An index to the described life histories, early ages and hosts of the macrolepidoptera of the Continental United States and Canada. Sarasota, FL: Allyn Museum of Entomology; 1041 p.

Wagner, D.L.; Henry, J.J.; Peacock, J.W.; McManus, M.L.; Reardon, R.C. 1995. Common caterpillars of eastern deciduous forests. FHM-NC-04-95. Morgantown, WV: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, National Center of Forest Health Management; 31 p.

Wright, A.B. 1993. Peterson's first guide to caterpillars. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co.; 128 p.


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