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Lymantriidae


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Lymantriidae

Lymantriidae

Gypsy moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) in Central Asia

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Inheritance of Female Flight in Lymantria dispar (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae)

Winter Mortality of Gypsy Moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) Eggs in Michigan

Synergy Between Zwittermicin A and Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki Against Gypsy Moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae)

Maternal Effects on Gypsy Moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) Population Dynamics: A Field Experiment

Narrow Host Range Nucleopolyhedrovirus for Control of the Browntail Moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae)

Host Range of Aphantorhaphopsis samarensis (Diptera: Tachinidae), a Larval Parasite of the Gypsy Moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae)

Comparative Predation on Naturally Occurring Gypsy Moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) Pupae and Deployed Freeze-Dried Pupae

Factors Influencing Larval Survival of the Invasive Browntail Moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) in Relict North American Populations

Fine Structure of the Galeal Styloconic Sensilla of Larval Lymantria dispar (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae)

Age-Dependent Postdiapause Development in the Gypsy Moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) Life Stage Model

Effects of Paper Birch Condensed Tannin on Whitemarked Tussock Moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) Performance

Predation of Gypsy Moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) Pupae in Three Ecosystems Along the Southern Edge of Infestation

Effects of Elevated Co2 Leaf Diets on Gypsy Moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) Respiration Rates

 

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; subclass Pterygota, order Lepidoptera)

Family of generally medium-sized moths. The proboscis is usually absent, and the antennae are bipectinate in males and usually so in females. Sometimes females are wingless. The larvae are hairy, often brightly coloured, and hairs are frequently woven into the coccoon. Lymantria dispar (gypsy moth) was supposed to be extinct in Britain from about 1850, but several individuals have been identified since the late 1960s. There are about 2000 species. The family has a wide distribution.

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