Ithomiinae

Ithomiinae

[‚ith·ə′mī·ə‚nē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The glossy-wings, a subfamily of weak-flying lepidopteran insects having on the wings broad, transparent areas in which the scales are reduced to short hairs.
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Descripcion de nuevas especies de ropaloceros para Colombia (Lepidoptera: Pieridae, Nymphalidae, Satyrinae, Ithomiinae, Riodinidae).
The plant BS contains tropane alkaloids, pyrrolizidine alkaloids, lycopsamine, and Ithomiinae, (18) and CR contains 1, 2-dihydroanthraquinone and 1, 2-dihydro-1, 3, 8-trihydroxy-2-methyl anthraquinone.
Pyrrolizidine alkaloids are also important in the reproduction of the Ithomiinae (Brown, 1984).
Vertical stratification of Ithomiinae butterfly (Nymphalidae: Ithomiinae) mimicry complexes: the relationship between adult flight height and larval host-plant height.
Habitat segregation among mimetic Ithomiinae butterflies (Nymphalidae).
Applied to Brown's objects of study, the Ithomiinae, this means that these butterflies colonized their present solanaceous larval host plants long after their distinctive pattern of secondary metabolites had evolved.
Overall, he observed the trend that the most advanced Ithomiinae oviposit on the most primitive host plants.
Patrones de distribucion de las subfamilias Ithomiinae, Morphinae y Charaxinae (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae), pp.