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Geometridae


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Geometridae

Geometridae

Revision of the Neotropical Genus Psilaspilates (Lepidoptera: Geometridae)

Evaluating Spring Cankerworm (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) Preference for Siberian Elm Clones

Natural Enemy Effects on the Survival of Synaxis cervinaria (Lepidoptera: Geometridae)

How Does Host Abundance Affect Oviposition and Fecundity of Mnesampela privata (Lepidoptera: Geometridae)?

Ultrastructure of Chemosensilla on Antennae and Tarsi of Ectropis obliqua (Lepidoptera: Geometridae)

Nonlinear Temperature-Dependent Development of Autumnal Moth Pupae, Epirrita autumnata (Lepidoptera: Geometridae)

Density-Dependent Melanism in Winter Moth Larvae (Lepidoptera: Geometridae): A Countermeasure Against Parasitoids?

Developmental Polymorphism in a Newfoundland Population of the Hemlock Looper, Lambdina fiscellaria (Lepidoptera: Geometridae)

Old Mountain Birches at High Altitudes are Prone to Outbreaks of Epirrita autumnata (Lepidoptera: Geometridae)

No Effects of Sulphur Dioxide on Larval Performance of Epirrita autumnata (Lepidoptera: Geometridae)

Responses of Ovipositing Moths (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) to Host Plant Deprivation: Life-History Aspects and Implications for Population Dynamics

Population Collapses in a Forecasted Outbreak of Lambdina fiscellaria (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) Caused by Spring Egg Parasitism by Telenomus spp. (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae)

A Comparison of Manual and Automatic Moth Sampling Methods (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae, Geometridae) in a Rain Forest in Costa Rica

No Impact of Pupal Predation on the Altitudinal Distribution of Autumnal Moth and Winter Moth (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) in Sub-Arctic Birch Forest

Caterpillars and host plant records for 59 species of Geometridae (Lepidoptera) from a montane rainforest in southern Ecuador

Geographic variation in host-specificity and parasitoid pressure of an herbivore (Geometridae) associated with the tropical genus Piper (Piperaceae)

Effect of Spring and Winter Temperatures on Winter Moth (Geometridae: Lepidoptera) Larval Eclosion in the Northeastern United States

 

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; subclass Pterygota, order Lepidoptera)

Huge family of small to medium-sized, often cryptically coloured moths, with a slender body and relatively broad wings. In the females of some species the wings are reduced. All or some abdominal ‘legs’ are absent from the larvae, except for the last pair. The larvae frequently resemble twigs and progress in a looping fashion. There are about 12 000 species. The family has a world-wide distribution.

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