Macrolepidoptera


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Macrolepidoptera

[¦mak·rō‚lep·ə′däp·trə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A former division of Lepidoptera that included the larger moths and butterflies.
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(ed.) The Macrolepidoptera of the World, a systematic description of the hitherto known Macrolepidoptera.
Patterns in the life histories and feeding strategies of British macrolepidoptera. Journal of the Linnaean Society 37:367-381.
Evolution of larval gregariousness in relation to repellent defences and warning coloration in tree-feeding Macrolepidoptera: a phylogenic analysis based on independent contrasts.
(editor) The Macrolepidoptera of the World, a systematic description of the hitherto known Macrolepidoptera.
Macrolepidoptera. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
An index to the described life histories, early stages and hosts of the macrolepidoptera of the continental United States and Canada.