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Macrolepidoptera

Jerry A. Powell and Paul A. Opler

in Moths of Western North America

Published by University of California Press

Published in print May 2009 | ISBN: 9780520251977
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520943773 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520251977.003.0009
Macrolepidoptera

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This chapter discusses the macrolepidoptera and its six superfamilies: Drepanoidea, Geometroidea, Mimallonoidea, Lasiocampoidea, Bombycoidea, and Noctuoidea. It also provides information about the morphology of their adults and larvae, larval feeding, and their distribution.

Keywords: macrolepidoptera; Drepanoidea; Geometroidea; Mimallonoidea; Lasiocampoidea; Bombycoidea; Noctuoidea

Chapter.  133305 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences

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