PUBLICATIONS ABOUT
AUSTRALIAN CATERPILLARS

Don Herbison-Evans
donherbisonevans@outlook.com

NB: Stella and Don do not sell books or other items. To obtain any of these items listed here, please contact a bookseller or the publishers.

Complete field Guide to Butterflies of Australia
Michael Braby,
352 pp, (2 volumes) CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, 2004.
7 Australian Caterpillar colour photos.

Butterflies of Australia
Michael Braby,
1004 pp, (2 volumes) CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, 2000.
35 Australian Caterpillar colour photos.

Australian Butterflies in Colour
Alexander Burns, & E.R. Rotherham,
112 pp, Reed, Sydney, 1977.
No Caterpillar pictures.

 
Butterflies and Moths
David Carter,
304 pp, Collins Eyewitness Handbooks, Sydney, 1992.
46 Caterpillar colour pictures (including 11 Australian).

The Garden Jungle
Densey Clyne,
Collins, Sydney, 1979.
6 Australian Caterpillar colour photos.

Attracting Butterflies to Your Garden
Densey Clyne,
87 pp, Reed, Sydney, 1990.
16 Australian Caterpillar colour photos.

The Secret Life of Caterpillars
Densey Clyne,
105 pp, New Holland, Sydney, 2009.

Butterflies of Tasmania
Peter McQuillan & P. Collier,
104 pp, Tasmanian Field Naturalists Club,
Hobart.

 
Australian Moths
Ian F.B. Common,
128 pp, Jacaranda Press, Brisbane 1963.
12 Australian Caterpillar B/W photos.

Butterflies of Australia
Ian F.B. Common & D.F. Waterhouse,
682 pp, CSIRO Publishing, 2nd Edition 1981.
69 Australian Caterpillar B/W photos.

 
Oecophorine Genera of Australia I:
The Wingia Group (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae)
,
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 3,
Ian F.B. Common,
390 pp, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 1994.
No Caterpillar pictures.

 
Oecophorine Genera of Australia II:
The Chezala, Philobota and Eulechria groups (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae)
,
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 5,
Ian F.B. Common,
407 pp, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 1997.
No Caterpillar pictures.

 
Oecophorine Genera of Australia III:
The Barea Group and Unplaced Genera (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae)
,
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 8,
Ian F.B. Common,
(469 pp, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 2000.
No Caterpillar pictures.

 
Moths of Australia,
Ian F.B. Common,
535 pp, Melbourne University Press, 1990.
94 Australian Caterpillar colour + 38 B/W photos.

 
Flying Colours,
Mike Coupar & Pat Coupar,
119 pp, NSW University Press, Sydney, 1992.
90 Australian Caterpillar colour photos.

Victorian Butterfly Database,
D. Crosby & N. Quirk,
CD-ROM, Viridans,
Suite 4, 614 Hawthorn Rd, Brighton East, V 3187, 1997.
129 Australian Caterpillar colour photos.

Moths of Australia,
Bernard D'Abrera,
Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, 1974.
7 Australian Caterpillar colour + 7 B/W photos.

Butterflies of the Australian Region,
Bernard D'Abrera,
415 pp, Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, 1977.
14 Australian Caterpillar colour photos.

A Field Companion to the Butterflies of Australia & New Zealand,
Bernard D'Abrera,
176 pp, Five Mile Press, Canterbury, 1984.
 

Review of Australian Butterflies,
Kelvyn L. Dunn & Lawrence E.Dunn,
CDROM,
privately published,
1991 (annotated version 2006)

Butterflies, Identification and life history,
Ross Field,
Museum Victoria, 2013
400 Australian Caterpillar colour photos.

Butterflies of South Australia,
Robert H. Fisher,
272 pp, Government Printer, Adelaide, 1978.

A Field Guide to Australian Butterflies,
Robert H. Fisher,
254 pp, Capricornia Press/Surrey Beatty & Sons Pty. Ltd., Sydney, 1995.
29 Australian Caterpillar colour photos.

Insects of Australia,
John Goode,
260 pp, Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1980.
8 Australian Caterpillar B/W drawings.

Know Your Own Backyard,
Frank Haddon,
200 pp, Simon & Schuster, Sydney, 1993.
1 Australian Caterpillar colour photo (on page 94, unnamed).

An Introduction to Australian Insects,
Phillip W. Hadlington,
NSW University Press, Sydney, Revised edition 1998.
8 Australian Caterpillar colour photos.

An Introduction to the Identification of Aquatic Caterpillars (Lepidoptera) Found in Australian Inland Waters,
John H. Hawking,
36 pp., Cooperative Research Centre for Freshwater Ecology (Canberra, Australia) 2001.

Insects of Australia,
George Hangay & Pavel German,
128 pp, Reed New Holland, Sydney, 2000.
7 Australian Caterpillar colour photos.

Australian Insects in Colour,
Anthony Healy & Courtenay Smithers,
112 pp, Reed, Sydney, 1971.
8 Australian Caterpillar colour photos.

Olethreutine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
Marianne Horak and Furumi Komai,
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Series, Volume 10,
CSIRO Publishing, 2006.

Living Insects,
Richard D. Hughes,
304 pp, Collins, Sydney, 1974.
1 Australian Caterpillar colour photo.

Butterflies,
E.E.Kaufman,
Budget, Sydney, 1986.

Biology of Australian Butterflies,
R.L. Kitching, E. Scheermeyer, R.E. Jones, and N.E. Pierce,
395 pp, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, 1999.

 
Moths of Victoria: Vols 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7,,
Peter Marriott,
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2008 onwards.
30 Australian Caterpillar photos in books,
oodles more on the accompanying CDRoms.

Australian Butterflies,
Charles McCubbin,
206 pp, Nelson, Sydney, 1971.
18 colour Australian butterfly Caterpillar pictures.

Portraits of South Australian Geometrid Moths,
Noel McFarland,
Allen Press, 1988.
72 species, but only B/W photos.

A Guide to Common Moths of the Adelaide Region,
Peter B. McQuillan & J.A. Forrest,
South Australian Museum, Adelaide, 1985.

Insect Ecology,
E.G. Matthews,
226 pp, University of Queensland Press, 1976.
4 Australian Caterpillar colour photos.

Heliothine Moths of Australia:
A Guide to Pest Bollworms and Related Noctuid Groups
,
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 7,
M. Matthews,
320 pp, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 1999.

Butterfly Host Plants of South-east Queensland and Northern New South Wales,
John Moss,
80 pp, Butterflies and other Invertebrates Club, Runcorn, 2013.

Insects of Australia:
A Textbook for Students and Researh Workers
,
I.D. Naumann,
CSIRO, Division of Entomology
1137 pp (2 volumes), Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 199.
Chapter 36: Lepidoptera:
1 Australian Caterpillar colour photo + 19 B/W drawings.

Butterfly Conservation,
Tim R. New,
Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1987.

Associations between Insects and Plants,
Tim R. New,
113 pp, NSW University Press, Sydney, 1989.
 
 

Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Australia,
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 4,
E.S. Nielsen, E.D. Edwards & T.V. Rangsi (eds),
529 pp + CDROM, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, 1996.
No Caterpillar pictures.

Primitive Ghost Moths :
Morphology and Taxonomy of the Australian Genus Fraus Walker
(Lepidoptera: Hepialidae s. lat.)
,
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 1,
Ebbe S. Nielsen & N.P. Kristensen,
206 pp. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, 1989.

Butterflies of Australia,
Albert Orr & Roger Kitchings,
300 pp. Allen & Unwin. 2010.
178 Australian Caterpillar paintings.
 

Mothology: Discover the Magic,
Richardson, Buck,
66 pp, Kuranda, 2008.
6 Australian Caterpillar colour photos.

Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
Richardson, Buck,
348 pp, Kuranda, 2016.

 

Tineid Genera of Australia,
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 2,
G.S. Robinson & E.S. Nielsen,
344 pp, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, 1993.

Wildlife of Greater Brisbane,
Michelle Ryan (ed.),
Queensland Museum, Brisbane, 1995.
4 Australian Caterpillar colour photos.

The Young Observers Book of Australian Butterflies,
Courtenay N. Smithers,
48 pp, Methuen, Sydney, 1982.

 

Zygaenid Moths of Australia,
Gerhard M. Tarmann,
320 pp, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, 2004.
7 Australian Caterpillar photos.

Flower Power in the Australian Bush and Garden:
Fascinating Interrelationships Between Insects and Plants
,
Jan Taylor,
80 pp, Kangaroo Press, Sydney, 1989.
7 Australian Caterpillar colour photos.

Australian Tropical Butterflies,
Peter Valentine,
71 pp, Capricornia, Sydney, 1991.

Australia's Butterflies,
Peter Wilson,
64 pp, Kangaroo Press, Sydney, 1987.
15 Australian Caterpillar photos.

A Field Guide to Insects in Australia,
Paul Zborowski & Ross Storey,
207 pp, Reed, Sydney, 1995.
5 Australian Caterpillar colour photos.

Animals in Disguise: a journey into nature's deceptions,
Paul Zborowski,
119 pp, Reed, Sydney, 1991.
7 Caterpillar colour photos (inc. 4 Australian).

 

A Guide to Australian Moths,
Paul Zborowski & Ted Edwards
214 pp, CSIRO Publishing, 2007.
28 Australian Caterpillar colour photos.




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