Noctuidae


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Noctuidae

a family of moths - the owlet moths - whose larvae are known as cutworms and cause damage to crop plant roots.
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Los machos y hembras de esta polilla presentan un par de timpanos ubicados en el torax, los cuales les han servido a todas las polillas de la familia Noctuidae y otros insectos, como un mecanismo de defensa o antidepredacion, debido a que perciben los sonidos que emiten los depredadores para localizar sus presas [6].
36 Coleoptera Scarabaeidae 2 1,55 Lepidoptera Noctuidae 0 0 Diptera Chironomidae 0 0 Diptera Tipulidae 0 0 Hymenoptera Trichogrammatidae 1 0.
Specificite des hyphomycetes entomopathogenes pour les larves de lepidopteres Noctuidae.
Our most familiar caterpillars are the destructive cutworms (larvae of the Family Noctuidae, owlet moths), hornworms (Family Sphingidae, sphinx moths) and inchworms (Family Geometridae, geometer moths).
We collected 222 identifiable, culled forewings of moths in feeding roosts of Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus, from which we identified 45 species and six families of moths (Table 1), including Noctuidae (n = 139), Sphingidae (n = 41), Geometridae (n = 24), Notodontidae (n = 13), Thyatiridae (n = 3) and Lymantriidae (n = 2).
Las especies de la familia Noctuidae, entre las que se incluyen especies del genero Spodoptera, se caracterizan por presentar dificultad en la identificacion bien sea por medio de caracteres morfologicos con el uso de su morfologia (Yela & Kitching 1999) y/o su composicion molecular (Wagner 2001, Mitchell et al.
A partir de entonces, su poblacion aumento en un 35%, supero incluso, en algunos lotes, a las principales Noctuidae plagas de ese cultivo en la region: Anticarsia gemmatalis Hubner (Catocalinae), Rachiplusia nu (Guenee) y Pseudoplusia includens (Walker) (Plusiinae) (Valverde et al, 2008).
A few other species from Abu Dhabi, mainly from the family Noctuidae, in the collection of the Environment Agency --Abu Dhabi, EAD, formerly the Environmental Research and Wildlife Development Agency, ERWDA, will also eventually be recorded as additions to the national list.