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 most important lepidopterans to affect pineapple production are Castnia icarus (Cramer, 1775) (Castniidae), Elaphria agrotina (Guenee, 1852) (Noctuidae), and S.
Morfologia externa comparada das tres especies do complexo Telchin licus (Drury) (Lepidoptera, Castniidae) com uma sinonimia.
The Golden sun-moth Synemon plana Walker (Castniidae)
The Moths of Borneo: Families Castniidae, Callidulidae, Drepanidae and Uraniidae.
d.--Haemonides cronis (Cramer, 1775) nueva adicion para la castnidofauna colombiana (Lepidoptera: Castniidae)
Dunford, "Field observation on the ecology of the golden sun moth, Synemon plana Walker (Lepidoptera: Castniidae)," Austral Entomology, vol.
New records of giant butterfly-moths (Lepidoptera: Castniidae) from Colombia with general notes on natural history
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).