The scientific journal HOLARCTIC LEPIDOPTERA was published in print by the Association for Tropical Lepidoptera between 1994 and 2004. The past issues are archived here. While the regular publication of this series has been discontinued, occasional longer on-line papers, such as 2008 paper by Austin and Leary “Larval Hostplants of Butterflies in Nevada”, are still considered for publication.



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All published articles are distributed in PDF format under the Creative Commons license CC BY-NC 4.0 (, via the journal's website ( Copies are archived by the Institutional Repository at the University of Florida (