Hemileucinae

Hemileucinae

[¦he·mē′lüs·ən‚ē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A subfamily of lepidopteran insects in the family Saturnidae consisting of the buck moths and relatives.
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2012) and Dirphia moderata Bouvier (Saturniidae: Hemileucinae) (Pereira et al.
Hylesia Hubner, [1819] es un genero perteneciente a la familia Satumiidae y subfamilia Hemileucinae, que se distribuye en la region Neotropical desde Mexico hasta Argentina y esta compuesto por aproximadamente 110 especies (Lemaire 2002), de las cuales 17 han sido registradas en Colombia (Amarillo-S 2000).
(Saturniidae: Hemileucinae) are probably cycloalexic and Papilio laglaizei Depuiset, 1877 (Papilionidae) are tentatively cycloalexic.
A new species of the genus Dirphia Hubner, 1819 ("1816") (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae, Hemileucinae) is described from the south-eastern part of Ecuador.
These spines can inoculate urticating substances responsible for painful dermatitis like other Hemileucinae (Had dad & Cardoso 2003; Moraes 2003).