arctiid moth


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Noun1.arctiid moth - 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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Precopulatory assessment of male quality in an arctiid moth (Utetheisa ornatrix): hydroxydanaidal is the only criterion of choice.
Life cycle and immature stages of the arctiid moth, Phoenicoprocta capistrata.
Barro, "Life cycle and immature stages of the arctiid moth, Phoenicoprocta capistrata," Journal of Insect Science, vol.
No cost for acquiring defensive plant pyrrolizidine alkaloids in a specialist arctiid moth (Utetheisa ornatrix).
Effects of temperature, photoperiod, and light intensity on the calling rhythm in arctiid moths. Entomologica Experimentalis et Applicata 40: 239-245.