Heterocera


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Het`e`roc´e`ra


n. pl.1.(Zool.) A division of Lepidoptera, including the moths, and hawk moths, which have the antennæ variable in form.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Supplementary report on the Heterocera or moths of Porto Rico.
(1992) Catalogo de los Ctenuchidae (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Heterocera) de Mexico.
Siguiendo esta premisa se elaboro la Tabla 2, la cual presenta diez taxones de artropodos terrestres previamente sugeridos como taxones focales en el Neotropico: Araneae (Silva & Coddington, 1996; Lo-Man-Hung et al., 2008), Cicindelinae (Coleoptera; Rodriguez et al., 1998; Franzen, 2004), Staphylinidae (Coleoptera; Sanabria et al., 2008; Gutierrez-Chacon et al., 2009), Scarabaeinae (Coleoptera; Spector, 2006; Nichols et al., 2007), Drosophilidae (Diptera; Mata et al., 2008), Oestroidea (Diptera; Montoya et al., 2009), Rhopalocera (Lepidoptera; Sparrow et al., 1994; Brown & Freitas, 2000), Heterocera (Lepidoptera; Ferro & Melo, 2011), Formicidae (Hymenoptera; Delabie et al., 2009, Groc et al., 2009) y Euglossini (Hymenoptera; Hedstrom et al., 2006).
Lepidoptera is divided into two different suborders, Rhopalocera (including Hedyloidea, Hesperioidea, and Papilionoidea; butterflies and skippers) and Heterocera (moths) (Romoser and Stoffolana 1994).
The singular morphology of the proboscis is related to the feeding habits of adult Lepidoptera and the substrates on which they feed and is evident in both Rhopalocera (Glossata) and Heterocera (MOLLEMAN et al, 2005, 2010; KRENN, 2010; ZENKER et al, 2010).
Atlas der Heterocera. In: Reise der oesterreichischen Fregatte Novara um dieErde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter denBefehlen des CommodoreB.
Los Arctiidae y Sphingidae (Lepidoptera: Heterocera) del Santuario Historico de Machu Pichu, Cuzco, Peru: Estudio preliminar.
Cossidae, Sesiidae, Metarbelidae, Lasiocampidae, Sphingidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Arctiidae, Nolidae, Noctuidae (Heterocera): Fam.