Cossidae


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Cossidae

[′käs·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The goat or carpenter moths, a family of heavy- bodied lepidopteran insects in the superfamily Cossoidea having the abdomen extending well beyond the hindwings.
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2011b) has observed higher numbers of cossid pupae and more sawdust produced by Cossidae in C.
However, areas with lower floristic diversity, particularly areas that have few trees of other species, may cause the attacks of Cossidae to be concentrated on the trunks of C.
0% of the plants with less than 30 cm of DBH were attacked by Cossidae, compared to 38.
The preference of Cossidae larvae for trees with large-diameter trunks may be due to increased food resources and the greater time of exposure to attack (number of generations), as observed for other trunk wood-borers (FAN et al.
Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae), and species belonging to Eulophidae (Hymenoptera), and Cossidae (Lepidoptera).