Saturniidae


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Related to Saturniidae: giant silkworm moth
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Noun1.Saturniidae - important and widely distributed family of moths including some of the largest insects knownSaturniidae - important and widely distributed family of moths including some of the largest insects known
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Lepidoptera, order Lepidoptera - moths and butterflies
saturniid, saturniid moth - large brightly colored and usually tropical moth; larvae spin silken cocoons
genus Saturnia, Saturnia - type genus of the Saturniidae: emperor moth
Eacles, genus Eacles - imperial moths
giant silkworm, wild wilkworm, silkworm - larva of a saturniid moth; spins a large amount of strong silk in constructing its cocoon
Actias, genus Actias - luna moths
genus Hyalophora, Hyalophora - American silkworm moth
genus Samia, Samia - silkworm moths
Antheraea, genus Antheraea - large moths whose larvae produce silk of high quality
Atticus, genus Atticus - atlas moth
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Around 100 final-instar larvae were collected from each location using a fine-tip brush; these were Citioica anthonilis (Herrich-Schaeffer) (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) on Piptadenia gonoacantha (Martin) Macbride (Fabaceae); Heraclides anchisiades capys (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae) on Citrus sp.
Automeris liberia Cramer (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae), another defoliator observed in the plantations studied, was detected in higher abundance in leaflets closer to the leaf apex (ALDANA et al., 2010).
Los grupos de lepidopteros nocturnos que en Mexico han recibido mayor atencion corresponden a Sphingidae (Leon-Cortes, 2000; Leon-Cortes et al., 2006) y Saturniidae (Balcazar- Lara & Beutelspacher, 2000a).
Omotoso, "Nutritional quality, functional properties and anti-nutrient compositions of the larva of Cirina forda (Westwood) (Lepidoptera: saturniidae)," Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B, vol.
Mariposas diurnas y nocturnas (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidae, Saturniidae, Sphingidae) del Parque Nacional Natural Gorgona, Pacifico Colombiano.
Getu, "Feed Utilization Efficiency of Eri-Silkworm (Samia cynthia ricini Boisduval) (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) on Eight Castor (Ricinus communis L.) Genotypes," International Journal of Innovative and Applied Research, vol.
Saturniidae larvae 3 0.6 Noctuidae imagos 3 1.1 Noctuidae larvae 1 0.4 9 1.9 Notodontidae larvae 3 0.6 Nymphalidae larvae 1 0.4 10 2.2 Orthoptera Acrididae g.
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Another defoliating caterpillar, Ormiscodes cinnamomia (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae), has adapted to plantations of Pinus radiata, Pseudotsuga menzsiesii, Populus spp.