Gelechiidae


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Gelechiidae

[‚jel·ə′kī·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A large family of minute to small moths in the lepidopteran superfamily Tineoidea, generally having forewings and trapezoidal hindwings.
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ADN characterization of eight geographic isolates of granulosis virus from the potato tuber moth (Phthorimaea operculella) (Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae).
The pink and white-striped larvae of the moth, Coleotechnites eryngiella (Gelechiidae), feed on and tunnel through the developing mericarps of rattlesnake-master.
Teleiodini (Gelechiidae: Gelechiinae) includes 60 species in 18 genera in the Palearctic region and 113 species in 12 genera in the Nearctic region.
Selection for altered pheromone-component ratios in the pink bollworm moth, Pectinophora gossypiella (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae).
Chauliognathus flavipes more commonly preyed on eggs of Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) and nymphs of Myzus persicae (Sulzer) (Hemiptera: Aphididae).
curvimaculatus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), an egg larval parasitoid of pink bollworm (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae).
decastigmus was higher than that ofP nigrispinus in the laboratory at 28 [+ or -] 1[degrees]C, 53 [+ or -] 5% RH and a photophase of 14 h, which was 43.10 larvae of Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) (Vivan et al., 2002) and 15.2 larvae of Plutella xylostella (L.) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) at 25 [+ or -] 1[degrees]C, 70 [+ or -] 10% RH, and a photophase of 12 h (Xavier et al., 2009).