Hesperioidea

Hesperioidea

[he‚spir·ē′ȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A monofamilial superfamily of lepidopteran insects in the suborder Heteroneura including heavy-bodied, mostly diurnal insects with clubbed antennae that are bent, curved, or reflexed at the tip.
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Clave dicotomica para la identificacion de las familias de mariposas (Rhopalocera) pertenecientes a las superfamilias Papilionoidea y Hesperioidea. Metodos en Ecologia y Sistematica, 3(2), 6-11.
An updated list of the butterflies of Chile (Lepidoptera, Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea) including distribution, flight period and conservation status.
(2013), where butterflies (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea, Hesperioidea) were collected.
Wing shape and flight behaviour in butterflies (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea): a preliminary analysis.
Diversidade de Lepidoptera (Papilionoidea e Hesperioidea) em dois fragmentos de floresta no municipio de Frederico Westphalen, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil.
La sistematica sobre mariposas (Lepidoptera: Hesperioidea y Papilionoidea) en el mundo: Estado actual y perspectivas futuras.
Since long time butterflies and skippers have been described in two super-families and five families; where Hesperiidae (skippers) are included in super-family Hesperioidea however, butterflies (Lycaenidae, Nympherioidae, Pieridae and Papilionidae) are compiled into Papilionoidae.
Diversidad de mariposas diurnas (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea y Hesperioidea) en Santiago de Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia.
The bibliographic records indicate the occurrence of at least 69 species of Lepidoptera representatives of Tortricoidea, Pyraloidea (Table 1), Bombycoidea, Hesperioidea, Geometroidea (Table 2), and Noctuoidea (Table 3), whose larvae have been found feeding on soybean.