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  • n. Plural form of lepidopteran.


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  • This site seems to suggest that he's referring to other lepidopterans, but as I don't have access to his book I can't check.

    Death of a popular anti-ID argument

  • Hymenopterans (bees, etc.), lepidopterans (butterflies and moths) and dipterans (flies) constituted the majority of the victims.

    16 dead in Ohio

  • The lepidopterans go through sexual reproduction in that the male uses his penis to pass the female his sperm.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • Insects began to diversify, and the oldest known ants, termites and some lepidopterans appeared - as did aphids, grasshoppers, and wasps.

    1. (main blog)

  • The company's insecticide products mainly control lepidopterans such as loopers, leafrollers and armyworms, and sucking pests like mites, aphids, whiteflies and thrips.



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