They are caterpillars of the Lasiocampidae
family, which including these from the genus Tolype, are characteristically polyphagous, feeding on leaves and sprouts of forest plants (SILVA et al., 1968).
Furthermore, Wiltshire and Legrain provided an additional key based on the structure of the male genitalia to differentiate Bufoidia from the other genera of Lasiocampidae
found in the Arabian Peninsula, including Chilena, Lasiocampa and Streblote, all three of which occur in the UAE.
This is not the result of a fire, but of the attack of the Siberian pine moth (Dendrolimus sibiricus, family Lasiocampidae
, order Lepidoptera), a light greenish moth.
Tent-building behavior of the eastern tent caterpillar Malacosoma americanum (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae
Strain Host Beauveria bassiana Dendrolimus superans Butler (Lepidoptera: strain BbAC830 Lasiocampidae
) Beauveria bassiana Xylotrechus rusticus (L.) (Coleoptera: strain BbCC01 Cerambycidae) Beauveria brongniartii Ostrinia nubilalis Hubner (Lepipdoptera: strain BbAC749 Crambidae) Beauveria brongniartii Holotrichia diomphalia (Bates) (Coleoptera: strain BbCF327 Melolonthidae) Strain Geographic origin Beauveria bassiana Shenyang, China strain BbAC830 Beauveria bassiana Harbin, China strain BbCC01 Beauveria brongniartii Sichuan, China strain BbAC749 Beauveria brongniartii Shandong, China strain BbCF327 Table 2.
Effects of environmental humidity on the survival and development of pine caterpillars, Dendrolimus tabulaeformis (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae
Fecundity-body size relationship and other reproductive aspects of Streblote panda (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae
fusca was placed in Lasiocampidae
by Druce (1887), who was doubtful of its assignment to Trabala Walker.
(Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae), Orgyia leucostigma (Smith) (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae), and Malacosoma disstria Hubner (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae
) larvae, likely due to the phagodeterrent action of these compounds.
Fluctuacion poblacional y comportamiento de mariposas (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae
) y de sus parasitoides (Hymenoptera y Diptera) en aguacate (Persea americana).
) and Stenoma catenifer Walsingham (Elachistidae) respond to thermal changes by modifying their behavior and inducing metabolism alterations (Ruf & Fiedler 2002; Nava et al.
Combinations and synonymies in New World Limacodidae, Megalopygidae, Lasiocampidae
and Arctiidae (Lepidoptera).