ENTM 506

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Author:
jdenniso
ID:
50615
Filename:
ENTM 506
Updated:
2010-11-19 13:07:30
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Lepidoptera
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Description:
butterflies and moths
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  1. Tineidae
    • brwonish or yellowish
    • wings often narrow and pointed
    • hindwings narrower than forewings
    • Fringed wings
    • tiny moths
  2. Yponomeutidae
    • Narrowing forewings
    • brightly spotted patterns
  3. Sesiidae
    • wasplike in shape and size
    • forewing long and narrow
    • broad hindwing
    • wings with areas devoid of scales
  4. Tortricidae
    • smal
    • brownish gray
    • forewing square-tipped
  5. Pterophoridae
    • hindwing with 3 lobes
    • long legged
    • look like a hairy mosquito
  6. Pyralidae
    • small, drab
    • forewings triangular
    • hindwings rounded
    • wings held obliquely at rest
  7. Hesperiidae
    • Hairy bodied
    • only lepidoptera to have hooked antennae
  8. Papilionidae
    • large
    • dark and yellow coloration
    • hindwings with 1-3 tails
  9. Pieridae
    • White, yellow, and orange with dark borders
    • hindwings more rounded
  10. Lycaenidae
    • small
    • brightly colored and iridescent
    • fringe of white hairs encircle eyes
  11. Libytheinae
    • have a big snout
    • reddish brown with white spots on forewings
  12. Nymphalinae
    • outer wing margins sculptured
    • hairy eyes
  13. Satyrinae
    eyespots in the wings
  14. Danainae
    monarch butterflies
  15. Sphingidae
    • medium to large
    • cigar shaped body
    • long and narrow forewing
    • short hindwings
    • broadened antennae
  16. Geometridae
    • small
    • broad wings with fine wavy lines
  17. Lasiocampidae
    • stout body
    • hairy
    • well developed hindwing
  18. Saturniidae
    • Large
    • brightly colored
    • transparent spots in wings
    • feathery antennae
    • reduced mouthparts
  19. Arctiidae
    • small to medium
    • stout body
    • whites, yellows, oranges
    • bands or spots on wings
  20. Noctuidae
    • hindwings different color than forewings
    • slender antennae
    • Some have patterns that continue from forewing to hindwing

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