Noctuoidea

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Noctuoidea

[‚näk·tü′ȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A large superfamily of lepidopteran insects in the suborder Heteroneura; most are moderately large moths with reduced maxillary palpi.
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Ctenuchidae, Nolidae, Arctiidae e Pericopidae da zona sudeste do Rio Grande do Sul.
Noctuoidea (part), volume 2: Arctiidae, Cocytiidae, Ctenuchidae, Dilobidae, Dioptidae, Lymantriidae, Notodontidae, Strepsimanidae, Thaumetopoeidae, Thyretidae In I.