Academic papers, books and conference posters

  • Boyes, D. H. & Lewis, O. T. (2019). Ecology of Lepidoptera associated with bird nests in mid-Wales, UK. Ecological Entomology:, 44: 1-10. doi:10.1111/een.12669
    Full article available as enhanced-PDF here.
  • Boyes, D. H. (2018). Lepidopteran lodgers: recording moths from bird nests. Atropos, 62: 42-50.
    PDF (2.5MB). Back issues are available from
  • Boyes, D. H. (2018). Natural history of Lepidoptera associated with bird nests in mid-Wales. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation, 130: 249-259.
    PDF (2MB)
  • Boyes, D. H. & Lewis, O. T. (2018). Micro-moths in bird nests. Poster presented at: Butterfly Conservation's Eighth International Symposium, 6th to 8th April 2018. Southampton University.
    PDF (4MB)
  • Boyes, D.H. (2018). Tineidae. In: Langmaid, J.R., Palmer, S M. & M. R. Young (Eds), A Field Guide to the Smaller Moths of Great Britain and Ireland. 3rd revised edition. British Entomological & Natural History Society, Reading.

Other publications

Digital atlas

  • Butterflies of Montgomeryshire: a digital atlas. 4rd edition. (2017).
    PDF (3MB)

Moth ID resources

  • Triple-spotted Clay and Double Square-spot. (2017).
    PDF (1MB)
  • Identifying the 'autumn thorns'. (2014).
    PDF (1MB)
  • Identifying Lead-coloured Drab. (2014).
    PDF (400KB)