Insects of Iowa

Information Links

This is a list of sites I use for identifying insects. I add to it as I find new sites.  Moth Photographers Group Butterflies and Moths of North AmericaMontana State University – Big Sky Institute  Larry Lane’s Moths of Maryland  Moths in a Connecticut Yard  Life cycles of Insects All Leps Barcode of Life Jim Des Rivieres Moth Images Web Images of North American Moth Species Catocala Moths by Bill Oehlke Iowa Odonata Survey Iowa Birds and Birding – Iowa Ornithologists’ Union Supplier of collecting supplies and books.    Fungi of Iowa is part of an on-going project of the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology at Iowa State University. This site is designed to provide a handy resource for the identification and evaluation of fungi in Iowa. Moth Photographers Group. Photos of most of the moths in the United States. Bob Patterson has also added other useful information to the site.   Iowa State Entomology Index of Internet Resources  for Lepidoptera Iowa Herpnet – Iowa Herpetology Sight with information on the Brown Recluse Spider  Kremp Florist has a nice page on butterfly gardening.

 Proflowers has a nice description on the life cycle of butterflies.
          Butterfly Gardening Resource Guide by Eric Vinjes