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Noun1.Geometridae - measuring worms
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Lepidoptera, order Lepidoptera - moths and butterflies
geometrid, geometrid moth - slender-bodied broad-winged moth whose larvae are called measuring worms
genus Paleacrita, Paleacrita - geometrid moths
Alsophila, genus Alsophila - geometrid moths
cankerworm - green caterpillar of a geometrid moth; pest of various fruit and shade trees
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diatraeae confirms the generalist habit of this parasitoid, as reported with Antiearsia gemmatalis Hubner, Heliothis vireseens (Fabricius), Spodoptera frugiperda (Smith) (Noctuidae) and Diatraea saeeharalis (Fabricius) (Pyralidae) (Paron and Berti-Filho, 2000), Thyrinteina arnobia (Stoll) (Geometridae) (Pereira et al., 2008) Tenebrio molitor L.
A comparison of manual and automatic moth sampling methods (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae, Geometridae) in a rain forest in Costa Rica.
Em relacao a riqueza total, a maioria dos individuos pertence a familia Nymphalidae (73,56%), seguida por Pieridae (7,80%), Hesperiidae (6,10%), Notodontidae (5,25%), Geometridae (3,56%), Lycaenidae (1,52%), Arctiidae (1,02%), Crambidae (0,51%), Papilionidae (0,34%) e Riodinidae (0,34%).
Saturniidae, Sphingidae and Geometridae (Lepidoptera) of Yaboti Biosphere Reserve (Argentina) and surroundings
In Columbia, the defoliating caterpillar Glena bisulca (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) has caused severe damage to plantations of Cupressus lusitanica and to a lesser degree Pinus patula (Drooz and Bustillio 1972).
Moths belonging to five families were observed visiting the flowers: Noctuidae (represented by nine morphospecies), Geometridae (five morphospecies); Arctiidae, Pyralidae, and Pyromorphidae (one morphospecies each).
Insects (mostly Lepidoptera: Geometridae, and Diptera: Tipulidae and Trichoceridae) were also observed on 61 occasions during all months.