Castniidae


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Castniidae

[‚kast′nī·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The castniids; large diurnal, butterflylike moths composing the single, small family of the lepidopteran superfamily Castnioidea.
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The Moths of Borneo: Families Castniidae, Callidulidae, Drepanidae and Uraniidae.
A synopsis of the Castniidae (Lepidoptera) of Paraguay.
Giant-butterfly moths belonging to Castniidae (Lepidoptera) are Neotropical in distribution.
At least 21 species of Castniidae have been reported from Colombia, for a total of 31 taxa known in the country until now (Salazar 1999; Gonzalez & Salazar 2003).
After examining the Castniidae present in each of them, two specimens from two different collections called the attention of the first author who thought they had not been previously reported for the country.
The Castniidae at the zoologisches forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Bonn (Lepidoptera: Castniidae).
Bibliografia de los Castniidae (Lepidoptera) americanos.
He paid much attention to the unique character of antennae, which are cylindrical, thickening from base to apex like in Castniidae and ending in a pointed tip just like in some Hesperiidae (Rhopalocera).
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.
Douglas F and Marriott P (2003) Some notes on the sunmoths, Lepidoptera: Castniidae.
NEW RECORDS OF CASTNIIDAE (LEPIDOPTERA) FROM QUERETARO AND TAMAULIPAS, MEXICO
caciones equivocadas en el orden Lepidoptera, como el haber incluido en la subfamilia Charaxinae un ejemplar brasolino de Narope anartes (Hewitson), y en la familia Castniidae un ninfalido apaturino conocido como Doxocopa pavon (Latreille) no opacan de ninguna manera la acertada presentacion taxonomica y sistematica de los insectos considerados.