References

The information in this guide is based on data held in the county moth database and a variety of reference material. The following lists the references used in this guide.

Beirne, B. P. 1952. British Pyralid and Plume Moths. Frederick Warne.

Bradley, J.D., Tremewan, W.G. and Smith, A. 1973. British Tortricoid Moths. Cochylidae and Tortricidae: Tortricinae. The Ray Society.

Bradley, J.D., Tremewan, W.G. and Smith, A. 1979. British Tortricoid Moths. Tortricidae: Olethreutinae. The Ray Society.

Goater, B. 1986. British Pyralid Moths: A Guide to their Identification. Harley Books.

Porter, J. 1997. Colour Identification Guide to the Caterpillars of the British Isles. Viking/Penguin.

Skinner, B. 1998. Colour Identification Guide to the Moths of the British Isles. Third edition. Viking Books.

Waring, P. & Townsend, M. 2003. Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland. British Wildlife Publishing.

Heath, J. (Ed.) 1983. The Moths and Butterflies of Great Britain and Ireland Volume 1: Micropterigidae to Heliozelidae. Harley Books.

Heath, J. (Ed.) 1985. The Moths and Butterflies of Great Britain and Ireland Volume 2: Cossidae to Heliodinidae. Harley Books.

Emmet, A. M. (Ed.) 1996. The Moths and Butterflies of Great Britain and Ireland Volume 3: Yponomeutidae to Elachistidae. Harley Books.

Emmet, A. M. and Langmaid, J. R. (Eds.) 2002. The Moths and Butterflies of Great Britain and Ireland Volume 4 Part 1: Oecophoridae to Scythrididae. Harley Books.

Heath, J. (Ed.) 1989. The Moths and Butterflies of Great Britain and Ireland Volume 7(1): Hesperiidae to Nymphalidae. Harley Books.

Heath, J. (Ed.) 1991. The Moths and Butterflies of Great Britain and Ireland Volume 7(2): Lasiocampidae to Thyatiridae. Harley Books.

Heath, J. & Emmet, A M. (Eds.) 1983. TThe Moths and Butterflies of Great Britain and Ireland Volume 9: Sphingidae to Noctuidae (Noctuinae and Hadeninae). Harley Books.

Heath, J. & Emmet, A M. (Eds.) 1983. The Moths and Butterflies of Great Britain and Ireland Volume 10: Noctuidae (Cuculliinae to Hypeninae) and Agaristidae. Harley Books.


I am also grateful to Colin Hart (National Plume Recorder) who provided information on the current national status of the Pterophoridae and Butterfly Conservation who provided information on the current national status of some of the scarcer micro-lepidoptera