Nymphulinae

Nymphulinae

[nim′fyül·ə‚nē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A subfamily of the lepidopteran family Pyralididae which is notable because some species are aquatic.
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Dentro de esta, la subfamilia Nymphulinae es la que mayor numero de especies acuaticas presenta, con aproximadamente 22 generos y 233 especies conocidas de America del Sur.
Aquatic Pyralidae (Lepidoptera: Nymphulinae) in South Carolina.
Ecology of aquatic Lepidoptera (Crambidae: Nymphulinae) in South Carolina, USA.
Lange (1956) placed it in Nymphulinae. a subfamily known for its true aquatic caterpillars.
Samea multiplicalis (Guenee) (Crambidae: Spilomelinae) on Salvinia Seguier and Azolla Lam, (Knopf and Habeck 1976) and Parapoynx allionealis Walker (Crambidae: Nymphulinae) on Salvinia rotundifolia Willd.
1965, A new Undulambia species on leather-leaf fern in Florida, and note on a closely related Central American species (Lepidoptera: Pyraustidae, Nymphulinae).
A generic revision of the aquatic moths of North America (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Nymphulinae).