Sphingidae


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Related to Sphingidae: Arctiidae, Noctuidae, Satyridae
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Noun1.Sphingidae - hawkmoths
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Lepidoptera, order Lepidoptera - moths and butterflies
hawk moth, hawkmoth, hummingbird moth, sphingid, sphinx moth - any of various moths with long narrow forewings capable of powerful flight and hovering over flowers to feed
genus Manduca, Manduca - moths whose larvae are tobacco hornworms or tomato hornworms
Acherontia, genus Acherontia - death's-head moth
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(2016), en Manduca sexta (Linnaeus) (Sphingidae) y algunos Tineidae, entre otros Lepidoptera, se han observado estas sensilas en el Palp pit.
Eggs of the tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta (L.) (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae), were collected from tomato plants at the University of California South Coast Field Station, Irvine, California, USA (33.6833333[degrees]N, 117.7166667[degrees]W).
From Lepidoptera six species (Pieris brassicae, Anaphaeis aurota, Eurema nicippe, Eurema smilax, Catopsilia pomona and Pieris canidia) belonging to family Pieridae and one species each from Nymphalidae (Vanessa cardui), Erebidae (Callimorpha sp.) and Sphingidae (Macroglossum nycteris) were found to visit B.
En el oriente de Mexico, Powell y Brown (1990) encontraron a Eudocima apta junto con otras especies de las familias Noctuidae y Sphingidae tipicas de tierras bajas en zona montanosa a 2.350, 2.700 y 3.900 msnm, fuera del rango de distribucion de sus plantas hospederas, ellos se unieron a la hipotesis ya planteada por Janzen (1987) en Costa Rica, quien sugiere que estas migraciones y concentraciones de polillas en alta montana pueden ser influenciadas por factores como la presion de los enemigos naturales y la disponibilidad de alimento, que motivan la migracion de algunas especies de mariposas con capacidad de volar grandes distancias como E.
NEW RECORDS OF MOTHS (SPHINGIDAE AND EREBIDAE) FOR THE STATE OF PUEBLA
Mariposas diurnas y nocturnas (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidae, Saturniidae, Sphingidae) del Parque Nacional Natural Gorgona, Pacifico Colombiano.
On a single observation day, at peak flowering in 2014, Apis mellifera (Apidae), Hemaris (Sphingidae), and a Bombyliidae were also observed foraging on flowers.
Species with # arc Hainan-endemic Species Family Locality Titanotrichum oldhamii Apidae, Hesperiidae Taiwan Paraboea rufescens Apidae, Halictidae Yunnan Chirita gueilinensis Halictidae Guangxi Chirita lutea Crabronidae, Apidae Guangxi Primulina repanda Chalcididae, Halictidae Guangxi \dtguilinensis Primulina glandulosa Chalcididae, Halictidae Guangxi var yangshuoensis Davaoshania cotinifolia Chalcididae, Guangxi Vcspidac, Sphingidae Oreocharis acaulis Apidae Guangdong Oreocharis pumUa Apidae Guangdong Chirita heterotricha # Apidae Hainan Island Metapetrocosmea peltata # Apidae Hainan Island Oreocharis dasyantha Apidae Hainan Island var.
The production of anonaceae has some associated pests, especially borers of fruits Cerconota anonella (Sepp.) (Lepidoptera: Elachistidae) and seeds, Bephratelloides pomorum (Fabricius) (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae) and defoliating larvae, Cocytius antaeus (Drury) (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) (HAMADA et al., 1998; BRAGA SOBRINHO et al., 2012).
Gut paralysis nubilalis thuringiensis crystalline paraspores Pyralidae Phlegathontius Thuricide Abnormally (International quiescent, Minerals and cessation of feeding G mellonella Spores and No paralysis, crystals Type III most derived from susceptible Thuricide Ephestia Not specified Type II cautella paralysis Sphingidae quinqueaculatus Chemical No paralytic Corp., effect Libertyville, IL, USA) Erebidae L.
na regiao de Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, os autores constataram as familias Saturniidae e Sphingidae como as principais naquela regiao, demonstrando haver diferenca na distribuicao de lepidopteros nas diferentes regioes do estado.