arctiid


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arctiid

(ˈɑːktɪɪd)
n
(Zoology) any moth of the family Arctiidae, which includes the footman, ermine, and tiger moths
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Noun1.arctiid - stout-bodied broad-winged moth with conspicuously striped or spotted wings; larvae are hairy caterpillars
moth - typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae
tiger moth - medium-sized moth with long richly colored and intricately patterned wings; larvae are called woolly bears
Callimorpha jacobeae, cinnabar moth, cinnabar - large red-and-black European moth; larvae feed on leaves of ragwort; introduced into United States to control ragwort
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(2015) Predation and associational refuge drive ontogenetic niche shifts in an arctiid caterpillar.
(118.) Trigo JR, Witte L, Brown Jr KS, Hartmann T, Barata LE, Pyrrolizidine alkaloids in the arctiid mothHyalurga syma, J Chem Ecol 19(4), 669679, 1993.
There were also some other insect pests which were sporadically found on the jujube trees are Dusky cotton bug, Grasshopper, Jujube Butterfly and Arctiid Moth (Table 2).
Effects of temperature, photoperiod, and light intensity on the calling rhythm in arctiid moths.
auge is similar to general arctiid pattern [7, 8] and is very constant along non-first instar larvae in this species, without major changes in color or morphology.
Incidence of semilooper, Autographa nigrisigna (Wlk.) and acridid Chrotogonus trachypterus (Blanchard) and an arctiid Spilosoma obliqua (Walker) as pests of minor importance on chickpea in India and Pakistan was reported by (Lal et al., 1981; Mahmood and Shah, 1984; Anonymous, 1984a; Mahmood et al., 1987; Deka et al., 1987b).
Are insect-synthesized retronecine esters (creatonotines) the precursors of the male courtship pheromone in the Arctiid moth Estigmene acrea?
He also owns Mawjud with Martin Pipe and has shares in Arctiid and Okedokee, trained respectively by Pipe and Alan King.
Tony McCoy, who had to take Tuesday off because of an ankle injury, had mixed fortunes, losing on odds-on shot Arctiid, before getting back on the winning trail when Anna Karnali took the Panacur Guard Mares Only Novices' Hurdle.
Spermatophore size as a determinant of paternity in an arctiid moth (Utetheisa ornatrix).