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1 - Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, CALIFORNIA (1938-1957)
A five-year study (1953-1957) documenting 283 MACRO-MOTH species in the eastern Santa Monica Mountains.
2 - Valyermo, northern Los Angeles County, CALIFORNIA (1957-1964)
Habitat photos around White Cliff Ranch, near the Devil's Punchbowl State Park, north slope of the San Gabriel Mts.
3 - Lawrence, Douglas County, KANSAS (1959-1961)
A three-year survey of the spring MACRO-MOTHS on the Kansas University Natural History Reservation.
4 - Corvallis, Benton County, OREGON (1961-1963)
A 3-year study of MACRO-MOTHS in the McDonald Forest, including many life history notes from captive rearings.
5 - Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA (1965-1971)
A complete reproduction of the 400-page BOOK, Portraits of South Australian Geometrid Moths (McFarland, 1988).
6 - Geraldton, WESTERN AUSTRALIA (1972-1978)
A copy of the HOWATHARRA HILL RESERVE booklet (1977), and Botanical / Habitat Photos depicting the Reserve.
7 - Hereford, Cochise County, ARIZONA (1979-2011)
A 32-year survey of the MACRO-MOTH fauna of a 5-acre parcel at 5354 E. Ash Canyon Rd., in the Huachuca Mts.
(See the OVERVIEW for more details.)
Moths and Memories
Where Are the Specimens Now?
ASH CANYON FIRE (2011)
Background and Introduction
Elfin Forests, Worldwide: MAQUIS / FYNBOS / KWONGAN / MATORRAL / CHAPARRAL
About The Backyard Concept
Motivations: Why Publish This Material?
Summarizing How These Projects Evolved
About the Photographs
Bias in Photo Representation
Taxonomy & Classification (the names)
About Moth Families & Subfamilies
Some Thoughts About Moth Surveys
Abundance Ratings Defined (8 Categories)
About the Flight Periods
Interpretation of the Flight-Phenograms
Miscellaneous Comments on Black Lights
Peculiarities of Moth Activity
Prime Time = Full-Moon-Plus-Ten
How To Obtain Perfect (Moth) Specimens
To Kill Or Not To Kill??
Beating or Sweeping for Larvae
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS & DETERMINATIONS
Miscellaneous Tidbits Dept.