macrolepidoptera


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macrolepidoptera

the larger butterflies and moths. The term has no taxonomic significance.
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in) SEITZ, A (editor) The Macrolepidoptera of the world.
The ecology and evolution of reduced wings in forest Macrolepidoptera.
Traits that distinguish outbreaking and non-outbreaking Macrolepidoptera feeding on northern hardwood trees.
They found that, of all the arthropods in the tree canopy, the macrolepidoptera larvae -- which include butterflies and big moths -- suffer the greatest losses.
Descriptions of new species and new subspecies of Japanese Macrolepidoptera (2), with descriptions of 2 new genera.
Generally, just a few groups of insect herbivores with specialized feeding habits, such as some macrolepidoptera (Price et al.
801 described species, comprehend the most diverse family of macrolepidoptera (Heppner, 1991), and include the biggest number of economically important species, commonly known as armyworms, cutworms, semiloopers and velvetbean caterpillars (Holloway et al.