Books specific to Alberta's Insects include:

Acorn, John, 2000. Bugs of Alberta. Lone Pine Publishing.

Acorn, John, 1993. Butterflies of Alberta. Lone Pine Publishing.

Acorn, John, 2001. Tiger Beetles of Alberta. University of Alberta Press. 

Acorn, John, 2004. Damselflies of Alberta. University of Alberta Press.

Acorn, John, 2007. Ladybugs of Alberta. University of Alberta Press.

Bird, Charles et al, 1995. Alberta Butterflies.  The Provincial Museum of Alberta.

Ives, W.G.H. et al, 1988. Tree and Shrub Insects of the Prairie Provinces. Information Report NOR-X-292.  UBC Press.

General Entomology Books and Papers:

Akre, R.D., Greene, A., N=MacDonald, J.F., Landolt, P.J. and Davis, H.G., 1980. The Yellowjackets of America North of Mexico, U.S Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Handbook No. 552, 102 pp., http://naldc.nal.usda.gov/download/CAT82762500/PDF

Allen, Thomas et al, 2005. Caterpillars in the Field and Garden, Oxford University Press.

Anderson, Robert S. et al, 1985. The Insects and Arachnids of Canada, Part 13: The Carrion Beetles of Canada and Alaska.  Publication #1778. Canadian Government Publishing Center.

Arnett, R.H. Jr,  2000, American Insects, A Handbook of the Insects of North America North of Mexico, 2nd Edition, CRC

Arnett, R.H. Jr and Thomas, M.C., 2001, American Beetles Volume 1, CRC

Beers, E.H. et al, 2002, Weevils attacking fruit trees in Washington. Proceedings of the 77th Annual Western Orchard Pest & Disease Management Conference.Retrieved 13 April, 2017.

Bercha, R.L., 2016, Rings and Wings: Observations from a nest of the western yellowjacket, Vespula pensylvanica (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Bulletin of the Entomological Society of Canada, Volume 48, No. 2, pg. 46-54. http://esc-sec.ca/bulletin/bulletin_june_2016.pdf

Blodgett, S., Denke, P.M. and Knerr, V., 2010, Blister Beetles of Montana, Montana State University Extension, MT200209AG

Boldt, P. E., and C. J. DeLoach. 1985. Evaluating Rhinocyllus conicus Froel. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), an introduced weevil for the biological control of Carduus and Silybum thistles. Bull. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 26: 355-358.

Borror, Donald et al, 1970. Insects, Houghton Mifflin.

Branson, D. and Redlin, B. (Editors), 2004, Grasshoppers: Their Biology, Identification and Management (2nd edition). U.S. Department of Agriculture, on CD.

Bousquet, Y. (Ed.), 1991, Checklist of beetles of Canada and Alaska. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada. Publication 1861/E., Ottawa. 430pp.

Buck, M., Marshall, S.A. and Cheung D.K.B. 2008. Identification Atlas of the Vespidae (Hymenoptera, Aculeata) of the northeastern Nearctic region. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification No. 5: 492 pp. (PDF version). Published on 19 February 2008. With 3 Tables and 1073 Figures (doi: 10.3752/cjai.2008.05).

Burton, M. & Burton, R., 2002. The International Wildlife Encyclopedia. Marshall Cavendish Corporation.

Cannings, R.A., 2002. Introducing the Dragonflies of British Columbia and the Yukon. Royal British Columbia Museum.

Covell, C.V., 1984. Moths of Eastern North America., The Easton Press.

DeHeer, C.J. and Herbers, J.M., 2004, Population genetics of the socially polymorphic ant Formica podzolica. In: Insectes Sociaux #51, 2004, pg 309316

Dunkle, S.W., 2000, Dragonflies Through Binoculars, A field Guide to dragonflies of North America. Oxford University Press.

Eaton R. and Kaufman K., 2007, Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America.  Hillstar Editions L.C., Houghton Mifflin. 

Ernst, C., 2005, The Lily Leaf Beetle (Lilioceris lilii): an unwelcome invader. NALS Yearbook. North American Lily Society. pp. 29-34. Retrieved 6 April, 2014.

Evans, A.V. and Hogue J. N., 2006, Field Guide to Beetles of California, University of California Press Ltd.

Floate, K.D. and B.D. Gill. 1998. Seasonal activity of dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) associated with cattle dung in southern Alberta and their geographic distribution in Canada. Canadian Entomologist 130: 131-151.

Francoeur, A., 1997, Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the Yukon. In: Danks  H.V. and Downes J.A.  (Eds.), Insects of the Yukon. Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods), Ottawa. 1034 pp. 1997, pg 901 910

Furniss, R.L. and Carolin, V.M, 1977, Western Forest Insects, Misc. Publication #1339, U.S Department of Agriculture, Forest Service.

Gordon, R.D., 1983, Studies on the genus Aphodius of the United States and Canada (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). VII. Food and habitat; distribution; key to eastern species. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 85, pg 633-652.

Haggard, P. and Haggard, J., 2006, Insects of the Pacific Northwest. Timber Press Inc.

Hardwick, D. F., 1970, The Life History of Pyrrhia exprimens (Noctuidae). The Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society , pg 234-239,

Hamilton, G. C. and Shearer, P. W., 2003, Brown Marmorated Stink Bug - A New Exotic Insect in New Jersey., Fact Sheet FS002, Rutgers Cooperative Extension, New Jersey Agricultural Experimental Station.

Imes, Rick, 1992. The Practical Entomologist. Simon and Schuster.

Johnson, D.L., 2005.  Grasshopper Identification & Control Methods.  Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.

Keystone Center, 1991. Final consensus report of the Keystone policy dialogue on biological diversity on federal lands. The Keystone Center

Laberge, Wallace E., 1984, The Zoogeography of Andrena Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae) of the Western Hemisphere.  In: Clambey, Gary K.; Pemble, Richard H., eds. The prairie: past, present and future: Proceedings of the ninth North American prairie conference; 1984 July 29 - August 1; Moorhead, MN. Fargo, ND: Tri-College University Center for Environmental Studies: pg 110 -  115

Lesage L., Dobesberger E.J., and Majka C.G., 2008,  Introduced Leaf Beetles of The Maritime provinces, 6: The Common Asparagus Beetle, Crioceris asparagi (Linnaeus) and the Twelve-Spotted Asparagus Beetle, Crioceris duodecimpunctata (Linnaeus) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), In Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. Vol 110, #3, 2008, pp 602-621

Lieutier F., Day K., Battisti A., Gregoire J. & Evans H.F.  (eds), 2007, Bark and Wood Boring Insects in Living Trees in Europe, A Synthesis, Springer, pg 475-498

Marshall, S.A., 2006.  Insects Their Natural History and Diversity. Firefly Books Ltd.

Majka, C.G. & LeSage, L., 2008, Introduced Leaf Beetles of the Maratime Provinces, 5: The Lily Leaf Beetle, Lilioceris Lilii (Scopoli) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash., 110(1), 2008, pp. 186195. Retrieved 6 April, 2014

Parrott, P.J. & Glasgow, H., 1915, The Leaf-Weevil (Polydrusus impressifrons, Gyll.) In New York.  Technical Bulletin #56 of the New York Agricultural Experimental Station, Geneva, New York. http://usnmhymtypes.com/pdf/926.pdf

Powell, J.A. and Opler, P.A., 2009. Moths of Western North America, University of California Press

Skevington, J., Thompson, F.C., Marshall, S., Crins, B. & Vockeroth, J.R., 2010(?), Field Guide to the Syrphidae of Northeastern North America, NRC Press. (Currently in Press?), http://www.canacoll.org/Diptera/Staff/Skevington/Syrphidae/Syrphidae.htm  

Smetana, A., 1988. Review of the Family Hydrophilidae of Canada and Alaska (Coleoptera). Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 120, pp 3316

Vickery. V.R. and Kevan, D.K., 1985, The Insects and Arachnids of Canada, Part 14: The Grasshoppers, Crickets, and Related Insects of Canada and Adjacent Regions.  Publication #1777. Canadian Government Publishing Center.

Wheeler, G.C. and Wheeler, E.W., 1944, The Ants of North Dakota. North Dakota Historical Quarterly, Vol XI, No. 4

White, Richard E., 1983. Beetles. Houghton Mifflin.