Noctuoidea


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Noctuoidea

[‚näk·tü′ȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A large superfamily of lepidopteran insects in the suborder Heteroneura; most are moderately large moths with reduced maxillary palpi.
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Revised higher classification of the Noctuoidea (Lepidoptera).
Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
A taxonomic atlas of the Eurasian and North African Noctuoidea Vol.
A review of the higher classification of the Noctuoidea (Lepidoptera) with special reference to the Holarctic fauna.
Noctuoidea (part), volume 2: Arctiidae, Cocytiidae, Ctenuchidae, Dilobidae, Dioptidae, Lymantriidae, Notodontidae, Strepsimanidae, Thaumetopoeidae, Thyretidae In I.
The chapter is divided into several sections, each representing a separate superfamily, outlining the role of model organisms in these superfamilies (Bombycoidea, Hesperoidea + Papilionoidea, Noctuoidea, Pyraloidea, and Tortricoidea).