Hesperioidea

Hesperioidea

[he‚spir·ē′ȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A monofamilial superfamily of lepidopteran insects in the suborder Heteroneura including heavy-bodied, mostly diurnal insects with clubbed antennae that are bent, curved, or reflexed at the tip.
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Borboletas (Lepidoptera: Hesperioidea e Papilionoidea) visitantes florais no Jardim Botanico da Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, RS, Brasil.
Since long time butterflies and skippers have been described in two super-families and five families; where Hesperiidae (skippers) are included in super-family Hesperioidea however, butterflies (Lycaenidae, Nympherioidae, Pieridae and Papilionidae) are compiled into Papilionoidae.
Insects of Porto Rico and the Virgin Islands Lepidoptera (suborder) Rhopalocera, (superfamily) Papilionoidea (true butterflies), (superfamily) Hesperioidea (skippers).
Table 2-Lepidoptera representatives of Bombycoidea and Hesperioidea associated with soybean and their respective feeding behavior.
In this study, the fauna of Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea (Lepidoptera) from Goksu Valley, Mut district, in the Mediterranean region of Southern Turkey were investigated.
PROCESSING TECHNIQUES FOR THE COLLECTION, PRESERVATION AND MOUNTING BUTTERFLIES IN BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION STUDIES(LEPIDOPTERA: HESPERIOIDEA PAPILIONOIDEA)
Among the scientists with whom he corresponded was Arthur Ward Lindsey, a professor of zoology at Denison University and an international authority on the Hesperioidea (the Skippers).
An annotated catalogue of the Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea of the Afrotropical Region.
Mariposas (Lepidoptera: Hesperioidea and Papilionoidea) asociadas a fragmentos de bosque seco tropical en el Departamento del Atlantico, Colombia.
Mariposas Papilionoidea y Hesperioidea (Insecta: Lepidoptera) en dos fragmentos de bosque seco tropical en Corrales de San Luis, Atlantico, Colombia.
This study was carried out in Murat Mountain located in Banaz district (Usak, Western Turkey), during 2000-2009 in order to collect data on Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea species, their distribution and current status.