carpenter moth

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carpenter moth

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(Animals) any of various large moths of the family Cossidae, the larvae of which bore beneath and cause damage to tree bark
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The caterpillar belonging to the family Cossidae (Lepidoptera) is recognized as a borer into the C.
La informacion sobre aspectos reproductivos de Cossidae incluye la descripcion de la estructura reproductiva externa principalmente de los machos, que es usada en Taxonomia, mientras que en los reportes relacionados con las hembras se hace mencion principalmente a caracteristicas del oviducto, de las papilas anales y de la bursa copulatrix, pero las hembras de varias especies son desconocidas (Dugdale 1974; Yakovlev 2006, 2008; Borth et al.
Cossidae, Sesiidae, Metarbelidae, Lasiocampidae, Sphingidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Arctiidae, Nolidae, Noctuidae (Heterocera): Fam.
Otras: con un articulo Amatidae Apatelodidae Cosmopterygidae Epiplemidae Lymantriidae Notodontidae Zygaenidae Familia Numero de articulos Nymphalidae 46 Papilionidae 39 Pieridae 31 Arctiidae 25 Saturniidae 24 Sphingidae 22 Geometridae 16 Lycaenidae 11 Noctuidae 8 Ctenuchiadae 7 Dioptidae 5 Pyralidae 5 Psychidae 4 Hesperiidae 4 Acrolophidae 3 Uraniidae 3 Lasiocampidae 3 Agaristidae 2 Castniidae 2 Cossidae 2 Nolidae 2 Prodoxidae 2 Otras 7 Nota: Tabla derivada de grafico de barra.
The Moths of Borneo: Key to Families; Families Cossidae, Metarbelidae, Ratardidae, Dudgeoneidae, Epipyropidae and Limacodidae.
Fifteen species of the Cossidae are distributed in the USA, but Comadia redtenbacheri Ham merschmidt (Lepidoptera: Cossidae), the agave redworm, is the only cossid species reported in Mexico.
Castniid moths are medium to large in size, from 20 to 110 mm; they are related to Cossidae and Hesperiidae, the distal portion of the antenna is similar to that of the Hesperiidae with a club and apiculus and the presence of three cubital veins on the wings.
brasiliense trees may be associated with higher pH and lower content of aluminum, silt and clay, with competition with other tree species for nutrients, water and light, with the attack of Cossidae (Lepidoptera) and particularly with the attack of Phomopsis sp.