Identification Sites

Butterflies of America – Odd name as the site covers all of North and South America. Lots of good photos.

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 Canadian 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.

Lepidoptera 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.

Watkins & Doncaster – British entomology equipment supplier since 1847!

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