Lymantriidae


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Related to Lymantriidae: Noctuidae, Arctiidae, Tortricidae

Lymantriidae

[¦lī·mən′trī·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The tussock moths, a family of heteroneuran lepidopteran insects in the superfamily Noctuoidea; the antennae of males is broadly pectinate and there is a tuft of hairs on the end of the female abdomen.
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We collected 222 identifiable, culled forewings of moths in feeding roosts of Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus, from which we identified 45 species and six families of moths (Table 1), including Noctuidae (n = 139), Sphingidae (n = 41), Geometridae (n = 24), Notodontidae (n = 13), Thyatiridae (n = 3) and Lymantriidae (n = 2).
parasitized Lepidoptera pupae of forest pests of the families Geometridae and Lymantriidae, which constitute a host group not previously known to be parasitized by species of Aximopsis.
Predation: its influence on population dynamics and adaptive changes in morphology and behavior of the Lymantriidae.
Type II pheromones, which have been detected from species in the families Lymantriidae, Arctiidae, Noctuidae, and Geometridae, are comprised of longer chain [C.
Like other Lymantriidae, first-instar gypsy moth larvae can disperse long distances by ballooning (Mason and McManus 1981).
9 3 Oxydia vesulia 71 117 Sabulodes caberata caberata 0 0 Stenalcidia grosica 315 372 Thyrinteina arnobia 5 7 Thyrinteina leucoceraea 176 115 Lymantriidae Sarsina violascens 6 19 Notodontidae Blera varana 2 3 Misogada blerura 3 24 Nystalea nyseus 2 0 Total of Group I 631 796 Group II--Secondary Pests Arctiidae Idalus admirabilis 38 71 Geometridae Iridopsis syrniaria 25 16 Saturniidae Automeris illustris 2 2 Automeris melanops 0 1 Eacles ducalis 0 2 Eacles imperialis magnifica 0 2 Hyperchiria incisa 5 5 Lonomia faleata 0 0 Stenomatidae Timocratica palpalis 0 2 Total of Group II 70 101 Total 701 897 Frequency (%) 34.