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Noun1.Pyralis - type genus of the Pyralidae
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Pyralidae, family Pyralididae, Pyralidae, Pyralididae - bee moths; corn borers; flour moths
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PYRALIS A Insect said to live or breed in fire B Hawthorn-like shrub C Guiding flame at an airport who am I?
He was also a notable collector of insects, including several thousand specimens (some called after his name: Pyralis jungeri, Gregarina jungeri, Dromica jungeri, etc.
Homoptera, Cicadellidae High 2 Thrips trehernei Thysanoptera, Thripidae Low 1 Chirothrips manicatus Thysanoptera, Thripidae Low 1 Pyralis farinalis Lepidoptera, Pyralidae Low 2-4 (larvae) Autographa gamma Lepidoptera, Noctuidae Low 2-4 (larvae)
The T7-transcript was prepared from a purified EcoRV-restricted pet24a(+) vector (Promega) fragment containing the Photinus pyralis luciferase gene.
The most common East Coast backyard flasher, Photinus pyralis, may not synchronize for more than a few cycles at a time in the wild, but when confined in a laboratory cage, males can pick up the beat and flash with each other.
pyralis hanging around your yard, try to figure out the pattern of the flashers you do have - and imitate it.