Hyalophora


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Noun1.Hyalophora - American silkworm moth
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Saturniidae, Saturniidae - important and widely distributed family of moths including some of the largest insects known
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Synthese du melange des stereoisomeres de l'hormonale juvenile de Hyalophora cecropia et de ses analogues.
These findings corroborate those of sperm activation in other insects, i.e., sperm became active after 2 min in the bedbug, Cimex lectularius Latreille (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) (Davis 1965), 90 s in the Chinese (oak) tussah moth, Antheraea pernyi (Guerin-Meneville) (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) and 5-8 min in the Cecropia moth, Hyalophora cecropia L.
A series of pioneering studies elucidated the cellular basis of yolk accumulation in the ovarian follicle of the giant silk moth Hyalophora cecropia Linnaeus, 1758 (Telfer, 1960; Telfer and Rutberg, 1960; Telfer and Anderson, 1968).
Insert immunity: purification and properties of three inducible bactericidal proteins from hemolymph of immunized pupae of Hyalophora cecropia.
Since the first antimicrobial peptide isolation from the giant silk moth Hyalophora cecropia in 1981, insects have become the important manipulatory source in which almost 50% of the characterized antimicrobial peptides were contributed by the insect orders [3].
Successive oocytes in an ovariole of the closely related cecropia moth (Hyalophora cecropia) mature more slowly and decline in size as depletion of two yoke proteins occurs (Telfer and Rutberg, 1960).
The changes in ODC activity and polyamine synthesis have been followed in Manduca sexta (Birnbaum and Whelan, 1988), Tenebrio molitor (Besson et al., 1986), Hyalophora cecropia (Wyatt et al., 1973), Drosophila melanogaster (Birnbaum and Gilbert, 1990), and Aedes aegypti (Kogan and Hagerdorn, 2000).
In the world of moths, the cecropia moth or cecropia silkmoth (Hyalophora cecropia) is the largest moth found in North America, with a wingspan of five to seven inches.
Specimens of Smerinthus cerisyi, Paonias myops, Pachysphinx modesta, and Hyalophora euryalis were captured near light fixtures on WMA buildings.
26) and cecropia moth (Hyalophora cecropia (L.)), are widely distributed today.
The cell biology of vitellogenic follicles in Hyalophora and Rhodnius.