Websites for Identifying Insects, other Fauna and Plants

This is a list of websites that I use for Identifying Insects, other Fauna and Plants

All Leps Barcode of Life

Bug Life Cycles

Bugguide - Website for inputting insects and you might need help with identification.

Butterflies and Moths of North America

Butterfly Gardening Resource Guide by Eric Vinjes.

Butterfly Gardening -

Catocala Moths by Bill Oehlke

Illinois Wildflowers

Iowa Birds and Birding - Site for Iowa Birds - Iowa Ornithologists' Union -

Iowa Odonata Survey - Site for dragonflies and Damselflies of Iowa.

Iowa Plants - (Richard Lutz retired from UI I think)

Iowa State Entomology Index of Internet Resources for Lepidoptera

Jim Des Rivieres Moth Images

Minnesota Wildflowers

Moth Photographers Group

Nebraska Arboretum has online pictures

Photo galleries by Mark Brown that include a lot of Iowa species.

Plant Iowa Natives

Proflowers has a nice description on the life cycle of butterflies.

Xerces Society



Indigo Instruments - Have a variety of supplies like pins.

Butterflies - Website that deals with the butterflies found in America mostly North America.

Cockroaches - Site by Andrew with facts about cockroaches.

Iowa Insects -

Iowa Native Plant Society -

Indigo Instruments - Has a supply of equipment and pins for specimens.

Bumble bees -