Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the superfamily Noctuoidea — the owlet moths.

Etymologies

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Noctua +‎ -idae

Examples

  • The Setaceous Hebrew Character (Xestia c-nigrum) is a moth of the family Noctuidae.

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  • Gonyodon: a tooth-like articulated process at the apex of the femur in some Noctuidae.

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  • When the caterpillar is large, the green area is often broken up by pale lines, longitudinal as on the larvae of many Owl Moths (Noctuidae) or oblique, as on the great caterpillars of most Hawk Moths (Sphingidae).

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  • Turnip moth (_Agrotis segetum_) and other allied Noctuidae (Owl-moths).

    The Life-Story of Insects

  • Seventy cell lines were established by single-cell cloning from a primary culture of cells derived from eggs of the black witch moth (Ascalapha odorata; Lepidoptera, Noctuidae).

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  • Terán-Vargas AP, Rodriguez JC, Blanco CA, Martinez-Carrillo JL, Cibrian-Tovar J, et al. (2005) Bollgard cotton and resistance of tobacco budworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) to conventional insecticides in Southern Tamaulipas, Mexico.

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  • Heliothis virescens (Fabricius) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), and the pink bollworm,

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  • Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Australia.

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  • Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner) (Noctuidae: Lepidoptera).

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  • Inspectors discovered gall midges, which can destroy wheat, larvae of the Noctuidae moth, which eats lettuce plants in its cutworm phase, and striped rice borers, a beetle that eats rice.

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