noctuid moth

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Noun1.noctuid moth - usually dull-colored medium-sized nocturnal mothnoctuid moth - usually dull-colored medium-sized nocturnal moth; the usually smooth-bodied larvae are destructive agricultural pests
moth - typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae
family Noctuidae, Noctuidae - cutworms; armyworms
underwing - moth having dull forewings and brightly colored hind wings
antler moth, Cerapteryx graminis - European moth with white antler-like markings on the forewings; the larvae damage pastures and grasslands
heliothis moth, Heliothis zia - medium-sized moth whose larvae are corn earworms
armyworm, Pseudaletia unipuncta - moth whose destructive larvae travel in multitudes
Spodoptera exigua - moth whose larvae are beet armyworms
Spodoptera frugiperda - moth whose larvae are fall armyworms
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Buwell (2008): Surviving cave bats: auditory and behavioural defences in the Australian noctuid moth Speiredonia spectans .
The silver Y noctuid moth, for example, flies 425 metres above ground - higher than the top floor of the Empire State Building in New York.
This noctuid moth is still only known from one hill in the UK.
1987), the noctuid moth Sesamia cretica (Grubor-Lajsic et al.
Trapping noctuid moths with synthetic floral volatile lures.
Abstract: Most studies on the family Noctuidae focus on very few species that cause damage to crops; however, there is little information on the biology and ecology of the remaining species of noctuid moths.
Ross (1967) also reported that noctuid moths (=Phalaenidae) were the most common prey consumed by the 131 L.
It also has been detected as a part of the sex pheromones of noctuid moths (Rynchaglea scitula [Butler] and Spodoptera exigua [Hubner]) and the crambid moth (Anania verbascalis [Denis & Schiffermuller]).
Copidosoma floridanum (Ashmead) (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) is a polyembryonic egg-larval endoparasitoid of plusiinae noctuid moths, which is considered one of the major natural enemies of Trichoplusia ni (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) (Martin et al.