ALG’s Youtube channel

Identification Sites:

Butterflies of America – Odd name as the site covers all of North and South America. Lots of good photos.
BIG HINT for using the site: Use your browser find function to search for a particular genus or species. Makes a huge difference! And it works on any site.
More on using the find function here: Using Your Browser’s Find Function

The Moth Photographers Group – Hosted at Mississippi State University, has pictures, distribution maps and adult flight times for just about every moth found in North America. A fantastic resource.

Western Canada Lepidoptera Info:

University of Alberta Strickland Museum

Royal Alberta Museum Invertebrate Zoology

Alberta Butterflies

Butterflies and Moths of southern Vancouver Island

Norbert Kondla’s Butterfly Pics on flickr – Great pictures, very useful for ID comparisons.

Other Useful, but more local (& Not specifically Alberta) Idenification Sites:

Pacific Northwest Moths – The title explains it, but Alberta shares a number of species.

For die-hard Tortricid ethusiasts, see the interestingly titled page from the Washington State Department of Agriculure.

Various Lepidoptera/Entomolgy Societies and Associations:

Entomological Society of Alberta

Entomological Society of Canada

Entomological Society of British Columbia

Toronto Entomologists’ Association

The Lepidopterists’ Society

The North American Butterfly Association

The Xerces Society

Equipment and Supplies:

Atelier Jean Paquet – Quebec based supplier of useful entomolgy stuff.

Bioquip – US Supplier of just about everything entomology related.

Entomoravia – The manufacturer of Austerliz brand insect pins. Excellent pins.

Indigo Instruments – A smaller scientific supplies company based in Waterloo, Ontario. Good prices on Ento-Sphinx brand insect pins (Also excellent pins). A few other tools (forceps, etc) of interest for entomology.

Watkins & Doncaster – British entomology equipment supplier since 1847!

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