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A survey of the Lepidoptera occurring at Fowler Woods State Nature Preserve in Richland County, Ohio was conducted from 1986 to 1988. Sampling was done by ultraviolet light traps, mercury vapor light and ultraviolet light and collecting sheet, bait traps, sugaring and netting. A total of 419 species and forms was identified and tabulated. It was estimated that the actual number of species at this site is 655. Representative specimens have been deposited in the Insect Reference Collection at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State Univer- sity, Wooster, Ohio.

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