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BACKYARD 1 — BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA
at 9601 Oak Pass Rd. (1938—1957)
LOS ANGELES COUNTY, in the E. SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS
Historical Macro-Moth Study (1953-1957)
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Seasonal Charts
THE chart below is not intended to imply anything about the abundance of these moths anywhere else! ...

NUMBERS of Macro-Moth Species by MONTH, 9601 Oak Pass Rd. (1938 - 1957)
LOS ANGELES COUNTY, in the E. SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS


Seasonal Macro-Moth Species Occurrence by MONTH
(click on a month below to see raw data for the graph above)
MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC JAN FEB

108 species reported in mar
#MONA #marFamilyGenusspecies
7 8181002ARCNotarctiaproxima
8 8135222ARCSpilosomavestalis
10 6774222GEOAethaloidapackardaria
11 6575a222GEOAnacamptodesclivinaria
12 6585222GEOAnacamptodesfragilaria
13 6577222GEOAnacamptodesobliquaria
15 7295222GEOArchirhoeneomexicana
16 7067222GEOCheteoscelisfaseolaria
20 7135222GEOCyclophoradataria
24 6689222GEODrepanulatrixfalcataria
25 6683222GEODrepanulatrixhulstii
26 6692222GEODrepanulatrixmonicaria
27 6685222GEODrepanulatrixquadraria
28 6682222GEODrepanulatrixunicalcararia
30 7395333GEOEpirrhoeplebeculata
33 7512333GEOEupitheciamacdunnoughi
35 7476a222GEOEupitheciamisturata
36 7601222GEOEupithecianevadata
37 7496333GEOEupitheciarotundopuncta
39 7588333GEOEupitheciashirleyata
42 6493222GEOGlaucinaepiphysaria
46 7232333GEOHydriomenaedenata
47 7276200GEOHydriomenanubilofasciata
48 7102222GEOIdaeabonifata
50 6298002GEOItameextemporata
54 6669333GEOLomographaelsinora
55 7606333GEONasusina(?)inferior
56 7607333GEONasusinavaporata
57 7035a333GEONemoriadarwiniata
58 7041222GEONemorialeptalea
64 6758333GEOPeromacdunnoughi
65 6749222GEOPeroradiosaria
66 6952333GEOPhernesubpunctata
67 6661222GEOPhigaliaplumogeraria
68 6922222GEOPlataeapersonaria
69 6981333GEOProchoerodesforficaria
75 6328333GEOSemiothisaaspirata
76 6380222GEOSemiothisacaliforniaria
78 6363222GEOSemiothisaexcurvata
86 7312b333GEOSparganiamagnoliata
91 7340222GEOStamnodesannellata
92 7341333GEOStamnodescoenonymphata
93 6956222GEOSynaxiscervinaria
96 7058b222GEOSynchloraaerata
100 7636220GEOTrichopteryxveritata
101 7287333GEOTriphosacaliforniata
102 7426222GEOVenusiaduodecemlineata
103 7406333GEOZenophlepslignicolorata
104 7409222GEOZenophlepsobscurata
106 7687d333LASPhyllodesmaamericana
116 10470333NOCAcerranormalis
119 9256002NOCAcronictamarmorata
120 9270333NOCAcronictaothello
122 10270002NOCAdmetovissimilaris
124 10663222NOCAgrotisipsilon
125 9319333NOCAlypiaridingsii
126 9859222NOCAnnaphilapseudoastrologa
129 9357222NOCApameacinefacta
135 9529222NOCAseptisperfumosa
136 002NOCAseptissp.
138 8907222NOCAutographabiloba
139 8914222NOCAutographacalifornica
142 10178a333NOCBehrensiaconchiformis
146 10033222NOCCatabenalineolata
154 8594333NOCCissusaindescreta
155 9105002NOCConocharesacutus
159 10188002NOCCuculliadentilinea
160 "10192.1"002NOCCuculliaeccissica
163 10508333NOCEgiracrucialis
164 10511333NOCEgiracurialis
165 10505220NOCEgirahiemalis
166 10515333NOCEgiraperlubens
167 10514222NOCEgirarubrica
168 9076012NOCEublemmaminima
169 8732333NOCEuclidiaardita
183 10009333NOCFeraliafebrualis
187 11072002NOCHeliothisphloxiphagus
193 10068222NOCHomoncocnemisfortis
197 10371a002NOCLacinipoliacuneata
203 10154333NOCLepipolysperscripta
204 10441222NOCLeucaniasp., nr. farcta
216 10132002NOCOncocnemisragani
222 10485222NOCOrthosiabehrensiana
223 10477222NOCOrthosiaerythrolita
224 10482222NOCOrthosiaferrigera
225 10495c222NOCOrthosiahibisci
227 10494222NOCOrthosiapacifica
228 10480222NOCOrthosiapraeses
231 10915222NOCPeridromasaucia
232 10464333NOCPerigonicatertia
234 9695002NOCPlatysentaalbolabes
236 10027220NOCPleromelloidaconserta
239 9667222NOCProdeniapraefica
243 10438222NOCPseudaletiaunipuncta
244 9600333NOCPseudobryomimafallax
248 10184222NOCRancoraserraticornis
256 10475333NOCStretchiainferior
257 8630222NOCDrasteriadivergens
259 8629a333NOCDrasteriafumosa
260 8626333NOCDrasteriaochracea
265 10258022NOCTrichocleaantica
269 10942222NOCXestiaadela
272 10607222NOCZosteropodahirtipes
274 8985333NOLMeganolafuscula
275 8993333NOLNolaminna
277 7770222SATHyalophoraeuryalus
279 7855333SPGHemarisdiffinis
280 7894222SPGHyleslineata
1A — Growing Up Wild in the ELFIN FOREST north of Beverly Hills (1938-1957)

Dedications

Growing Up Wild in Beverly Hills!

EARLY DAYS on OAK PASS Rd. (1937-1945) and HOW the ROAD GOT ITS NAME

FIRES

- (A) Botanical Highlights

-- Historical Remarks on Oaks

-- EARLY EVOLUTIONARY STAGES of the "SMOG-DENIAL SYNDROME"!

-- OAK PASS NATIVE PLANTS TODAY (??)

-- Echos From the Past!

-- A Bit of SUMMERTIME FOGBANK-BOTANY

- (B) LOCAL BUTTERFLY HIGHLIGHTS

- (C) LOCAL BIRDS REMEMBERED

- (D) LOCAL MAMMALS REMEMBERED

- (E) REPTILES & AMPHIBIANS REMEMBERED

CONTACT INFORMATION

DESSERT (Purely for Amusement!)

THE HONEY-SNOB'S CORNER


1B — BACKPORCH MOTH COLLECTION at 9601 Oak Pass Road (1953-1957)

A five-year study (1953-1957) documenting the occurrence of 283 macro-moth species on one acre of woodland habitat at 9601 Oak Pass Rd., 5 road-miles north of Sunset Blvd., Beverly Hills (a mixture of undisturbed Southern Oak Woodland / Chaparral / Coastal Sage Scrub habitat, at 1100 ft. elevation).

WHAT TO EXPECT AT THIS CALIFORNIA SITE

ABOUT THE BACKYARD CONCEPT

BACKGROUND & INTRODUCTION

About the Moth Studies at 9601 Oak Pass Road

BEATING or SWEEPING for LARVAE - A MOST PRODUCTIVE COLLECTING TECHNIQUE

ABUNDANCE-RATINGS DEFINED

The OLD BEVERLY HILLS (OAK PASS ROAD) MOTH STUDY COMPARED WITH THREE OTHER (MORE RECENT) SURVEYS IN COASTAL SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

OBSERVED DIFFERENCES IN THE MACRO-MOTH FAUNAS OF THE ABOVE THREE OTHER SURVEYED COASTAL CALIFORNIAN LOCALITIES

HISTORICAL PHOTOS and A PLEA for FUTURE STUDIES in the SAME REGION

FRANK SALA'S CORNER

FRANK HOVORE'S CORNER


1C — HABITAT PHOTOS Documenting the Surrounding Locality (1957-1964)

1C - HABITAT PHOTOS (1957-1964)

DIRT ROADS

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