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The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation (WERF) is a non- profit organization dedicated to producing taxonomic monographs on the moth fauna of the Nearctic Region.

The Foundation's principle focus is to publish biosystematic treatments on the estimated sixteen thousand plus species of moths found in North America in a series of monographs - "The Moths of North America" (MONA).

Two new members were added to the Board in 2014: Sangmi Lee and Todd Gilligan. Click here to read their biographies or find out more about WERF.


Read the Foundationís position on the Biodiversity Crisis, Charitable Giving, and Estate Gifting.

The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of a grant designed to assist authors with completing work leading to a publication of a MONA fascicle. Read more here: MONA development grants.

Our most recent publication is "Eucosma Hübner of the Contiguous United States and Canada (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini)" by Donald J. Wright and Todd M. Gilligan. 256 pages, 30 color plates, 49 monochrome plates, hardbound with dust jacket. Published April, 2015. Click here for more information.

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