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Lasiocampidae


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Lasiocampidae

Purification, Characterization, and Sensitivity to Pesticides of Carboxylesterase From Dendrolimus superans (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae)

Evaluation of Synthetic Pheromones for Monitoring Forest Tent Caterpillar (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae) Populations

Budbreak Phenology and Natural Enemies Mediate Survival of First-Instar Forest Tent Caterpillar (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae)

Population Density and Transmission of Virus in Experimental Populations of the Western Tent Caterpillar (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae)

Influence of Temperature and Moisture on Infection of Forest Tent Caterpillars (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae) Exposed to Resting Spores of the Entomopathogenic Fungus Furia gastropachae (Zygomycetes: Entomophthorales)

The Effect of Winter Temperature on Forest Tent Caterpillar (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae) Egg Survival and Population Dynamics in Northern Climates

Effects of Phenolic Glycosides and Protein on Gypsy Moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) and Forest Tent Caterpillar (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae) Performance and Detoxication Activities

Linking Phenolic Oxidation in the Midgut Lumen with Oxidative Stress in the Midgut Tissues of a Tree-Feeding Caterpillar Malacosoma disstria (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae)

Prevalence and Persistence of Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus in Fluctuating Populations of Forest Tent Caterpillars (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae) in the Area of Prince George, British Columbia

Dynamics of Viral Disease and Population Fluctuations in Western Tent Caterpillars (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae) in Southwestern British Columbia, Canada

 

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; subclass Pterygota, order Lepidoptera)

Family of medium-sized to large moths in which the body is stout and hairy, the proboscis absent, and the antennae bipectinate. Generally females are larger and slower-flying than males. Larvae are densely hairy, with downward-directed tufts and a fringe. The pupa is in a whitish, parchment-like cocoon. Distribution is world-wide, but the moths are absent from New Zealand.

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