Research Resources

Lloyd Center Reference Insect Collection

The Lloyd Center maintains a 60,000+ Lepidoptera collection, primarily moths from Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Smaller collections of butterflies, Dragonflies and damselflies, caddisflies, beetles and a smattering of other taxa are also in the collection.

For sale: “Butterflies Across Cape Cod” - a guide to the 70+ most common butterfly species on Cape Cod produced by Lloyd Center's Research Director, Mark Mello, and Cape Cod Naturalist and photographer Tor Hansen. $10 per copy, incl., taxes, postage and handling.