Hemileucinae

Hemileucinae

[¦he·mē′lüs·ən‚ē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A subfamily of lepidopteran insects in the family Saturnidae consisting of the buck moths and relatives.
References in periodicals archive ?
The biology and distribution of California Hemileucinae (Saturniidae).
Overviews of members of the genus Dirphia were published by Bouvier (1929: plates I-IV, 1935: plates 1-6), and last by Lemaire (2002) in his famous Hemileucinae revision.
These spines can inoculate urticating substances responsible for painful dermatitis like other Hemileucinae (Had dad & Cardoso 2003; Moraes 2003).