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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(1992) Catalogo de los Ctenuchidae (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Heterocera) de Mexico.
Systematics and Biology of the genus Macrocneme Hubner (Lepidoptera: Ctenuchidae).
Coro, and P Barro, "Biologia y conducta de Empyreuma pugione (Lepidoptera: Ctenuchidae)," Ciencias Biologicas, vol.
Ejemplo de ello son las mariposas asociadas (Geometridae, Noctuidae, Nymphalidae, Ctenuchidae, Brassolidae, Sphingidae y Pterophoridae) las que, como criterio general, se caracterizan por presentarse en estados inmaduros como larvas fitofagas agresivas asociadas directamente al fuerte dano por herbivorismo ejercido sobre las plantas y una marcada atraccion de los adultos hacia las flores de Ipomoea purpurea.
The interaction between moths and pyrrolizidine alkaloid-containing plants including nutrient transfer via the spermatophore in Lymire edwardsii (Ctenuchidae).
A reclassification of the Arctiidae and Ctenuchidae formerly placed in the Thyretid genus Automolis Hubner (Lepidoptera) with notes on warning coloration and sound.
As far as we know, this is the first time that Cyanopepla bella (Ctenuchidae) is reported visiting flowers of S.
Ademas 11 especies no se reportan en el listado de la reserva, tres especies de Ctenuchidae y nueve de Nymphalidae: Dryas sp., Archaeoprepona sp., Adelpha sp., Vareuptychia austera, Tythorea harmonia, Rhetus arcius, Oressinoma typha y Dyrcernna dero.
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 However, there were two results from the experiments implicating the role of plant secondary compounds as tools for antipredator defense.