Lymantriidae


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Related to Lymantriidae: Noctuidae, Arctiidae, Tortricidae
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Noun1.Lymantriidae - tussock moths
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Lepidoptera, order Lepidoptera - moths and butterflies
lymantriid, tussock moth - dull-colored moth whose larvae have tufts of hair on the body and feed on the leaves of many deciduous trees
tussock caterpillar - larva of a tussock moth
genus Lymantria, Lymantria - type genus of the Lymantriidae; a pest (Lymantria means `destroyer')
Euproctis, genus Euproctis - a genus of Lymantriidae
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This moth belongs to the family Lymantriidae, the tussock or gypsy moths.
Type II pheromones, which have been detected from species in the families Lymantriidae, Arctiidae, Noctuidae, and Geometridae, are comprised of longer chain [C.
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.