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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The bibliographic records indicate the occurrence of at least 69 species of Lepidoptera representatives of Tortricoidea, Pyraloidea (Table 1), Bombycoidea, Hesperioidea, Geometroidea (Table 2), and Noctuoidea (Table 3), whose larvae have been found feeding on soybean.
Most species belong to Noctuoidea and are leaf eaters and polyphagous caterpillars.
Revised higher classification of the Noctuoidea (Lepidoptera).
A new molecular phylogeny offers hope for a stable family level classification of the Noctuoidea (Lepidoptera).
Lymantriinae and Arctiinae, including phylogeny and check list of the quadrifid Noctuoidea of Europe.
Although pteridophagy, or fern-feeding, is considered uncommon among Lepidoptera, there are examples of fern-feeders throughout the most diverse superfamilies of Ditrysia, the Noctuoidea, Geometroidea, and Pyraloidea, and also in primitive moth groups such as Tineoidea and Gelechioidea (e.
A taxonomic atlas of the Eurasian and North African Noctuoidea Vol.
The systematic position of this family is uncertain and at times, it has been placed in various superfamilies including Noctuoidea (indicating a supposed relationship with Noctuidae) and in the micro-moth superfamily Yponomeutoidea (underscoring a possible link with the clearwing moths, family Sesiidae).
A review of the higher classification of the Noctuoidea (Lepidoptera) with special reference to the Holarctic fauna.
Noctuoidea (part), volume 2: Arctiidae, Cocytiidae, Ctenuchidae, Dilobidae, Dioptidae, Lymantriidae, Notodontidae, Strepsimanidae, Thaumetopoeidae, Thyretidae In I.
The chapter is divided into several sections, each representing a separate superfamily, outlining the role of model organisms in these superfamilies (Bombycoidea, Hesperoidea + Papilionoidea, Noctuoidea, Pyraloidea, and Tortricoidea).