Arctiidae


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Arctiidae

[ärk′tī·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The tiger moths, a family of lepidopteran insects in the suborder Heteroneura.

Arctiidae

 

a family of moths, commonly called tiger moths. Wingspan, 3-8 cm. The wings are brilliantly colored and at rest are folded rooflike over the body.

The caterpillars are covered with hairs (often long ones) growing from flat warts. They are omnivorous, feeding chiefly on the leaves of herbaceous plants or lichens. Tiger moths hibernate as caterpillars and, rarely, as pupae.

There are about 5,000 species, found throughout the world, but with greatest variety in the tropics. About 200 species are found in the USSR. Certain tiger moths are pests; the fall web-worm (Hyphantria cuned) damages gardens and forests and representatives of the genus Ocnogyna harm pasture lands.

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Dentro de la familia Arctiidae se reporta Premolis sp.
Otras: con un articulo Amatidae Apatelodidae Cosmopterygidae Epiplemidae Lymantriidae Notodontidae Zygaenidae Familia Numero de articulos Nymphalidae 46 Papilionidae 39 Pieridae 31 Arctiidae 25 Saturniidae 24 Sphingidae 22 Geometridae 16 Lycaenidae 11 Noctuidae 8 Ctenuchiadae 7 Dioptidae 5 Pyralidae 5 Psychidae 4 Hesperiidae 4 Acrolophidae 3 Uraniidae 3 Lasiocampidae 3 Agaristidae 2 Castniidae 2 Cossidae 2 Nolidae 2 Prodoxidae 2 Otras 7 Nota: Tabla derivada de grafico de barra.
La produccion de sonido en este contexto ha sido demostrada principalmente en las familias Pyralidae, Arctiidae, Noctuidae, Geometridae y Crambidae (Spangler et al.
Number of sites where Taxa of insects Order and family Life stage collected Chaetocnema Coleoptera, Adult 1 Chrysomelidae Lysathia Coleoptera, Adult, larval 4 ludoviciana Chrysomelidae Altica litigata Coleoptera, Adult 2 Chrysomelidae Auleutes 1 Coleoptera, Adult 1 Curculionidae Auleutes 2 Coleoptera, Adult 1 Curculionidae Perigaster Coleoptera, Adult, larval, 3 cretura Curculionidae pupae Tyloderma Coleoptera, Adult 1 sphaerocarpae Curculionidae Eumorpha (b) Lepidoptera, Larval 1 Sphingidae Spilosoma (b) Lepidoptera, Larval 1 Arctiidae Coordinates of Taxa of insects Collection site collection sites Chaetocnema Lewisville Aquatic 33[degrees]04'45" N, Ecosystem Research 96[degrees]57'30" W Facility, Lewisville, Texas Lysathia United States Fish 29[degrees]50'22.
paulex increases the range of hosts of this parasitoid with a species of the family Saturniidae (Lepidoptera) because this parasitoid was reported in Lepidoptera species of, at least, tive families (Crambidae, Noctuidae, Arctiidae, Nymphalidae and Geometridae) (Pereira et al.
de la cigarra Fidicinoides picea Walker, asi como de las larvas y adultos de las mariposas de la familia Arctiidae que son Elysius superba (Druce), Amastus ochraceator Walker, Pelochytia cervina (Edwards), Estigmene acraea Drury y Pseudodirphia mexicana (Bouvier).
Indeed, dichotomous responses exist even within some species owing to geography (Baust and Lee, 1981) and seasonal conditioning (Kukal and Duman, 1989), suggesting that both adaptive responses to subfreezing temperatures, freeze avoidance and freeze tolerance, exist among species in the Arctiidae.
Las familias Arctiidae y Notodontidae, son las unicas que registraron un aumento en el numero de especies y especies exclusivas del periodo CH al FH.
verbascifolia, have found an Arctiidae polyphagous species Fregela semiluna (Walker, 1854) in their reproductive parts, but have not specified if it is on the flowers or inside the fruits.
2004) citan numerosas especies pertenecientes a las familias Arctiidae, Chouretidae, Crambidae, Noctuidae, y Pyralidae como especies fitofagas del girasol, aunque no han sido citadas en la bibliografia como consumidoras de nectar.
virginianus in West Virginia (Sample and Whitmore, 1993), followed by wings of the Notodontidae, Geometridae, Sphingidae and Arctiidae in descending frequency.
Arctiidae 0 21 79 50 38 12 Ctenuchidae 25 37 38 40 60 0 Geometridae 17 50 33 65 35 0 Megalopygidae 0 100 0 100 0 0 Noctuidae 100 0 0 71 29 0 Saturniidae 8 38 54 60 40 0 Sphingidae 0 100 0 0 25 75