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Definition of the noun gelechiidae

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noun - plural: -

  1. important economic pests

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Google previewAnnotated List of the Lepidoptera of Alberta, Canada (2010)

by Greg Pohl, Gary Anweiler, Christian Schmidt, Norbert Kondla

The family Gelechiidae is a large, poorly known group, probably the most poorly known large family of Lepidoptera in North America: Hodges (1999a) estimated that only 30% of species had been described. Approximately 2500 species are ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

[Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae]. See Potato Tuberworm.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Insects (2009)

by Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé

Aegeriidae, Coleophoridae, Cosmopterigidae, Gelechiidae, Heliozelidae, Lycaenidae, Orneodidae, Pterophoridae, ...

Google previewA Biographical Dictionary of Contributors to the Natural History of the Free State and Lesotho (2008)

by Rodney Moffett

Schizovalva guillarmodi (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae); Serinus flaviventris guillarmodi (Passeriformes: Fringillidae) and Tetramorium ...

Google previewThe encyclopedia of practical horticulture (1914)

a reference system of commercial horticulture, covering the practical and scientific phases of horticulture, with special reference to fruits and vegetables by William Worthington

Photo by Brcmmer Potato Tuber Moth Phthorimaea operculella Zeller (Family Gelechiidae) General Appearance The larvae vary from white to slightly pink — the head being black. When full Fig. 1. Potato Tuber Moth (Phthorimaea operculclla ...

Google previewFoods and Food Production Encyclopedia (2012)

by Douglas M. Considine

Gelechiidae Geometridae Gracilariidae Hepialidae Hesperiidae Incurvariidae Lasiocampidae Lycaenidae Micropterygidae Nepticulidae Noctuidae ...

Google previewAne's Encyclopedic Dictionary of General & Applied Entomology (2009)

by Manjit Singh Dhooria

Leaf-rolling habit is most conspicuous in the Lepidoptera (Tortricidae, Gelechiidae, and the Gracillariidae) and in a few Coleoptera (Attalabinae) where silk spinning is paramount and useful for the leaf-rolling. Leaf-Sheath: The lower part of the ...

Google previewDictionary of Entomology, Plant Pathology and Nematology (1998)

by O. P. Singh, S. K. Srivastava

(Lepidoptora: Gelechiidae ). It is a pest of potato and also attacks tobacco, tomato, egg plant and solanaceous weeds. The larvae which are pinkish white or greenish in colour with dark ...

Google previewConcise Illustrated Dictionary of Biocontrol Terms (2015)

by Vladimir V. Gouli, Svetlana Y. Gouli, Jose A.P. Marcelino

considered as an active biological control agent of American tomato pinkworm, Tuta absoluta ( Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). Nanophyes marmoratus loosestrife seed weevil ( Coleoptera: ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

Gelechiidae, Geometridae, Glyphipterygidae, Lycaenidae, Lyonetiidae, Nepticulidae, Noctuidae, Nymphalidae,Pieridae, andTortricidae have beenfound tobe endemic topristine or nearly pristine peatbogs of central Europe. The distribution ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2003)

by Michael Allaby

Gelechiidae (subclass *Pterygota; order *Lepidoptera) Large, widespread family of small moths, whose larvae feed among leaves, which they spin together, or on seeds, or internally in stems. Occasionally they are leaf-miners. Pupation occurs ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

The Gelechiidae are a large family with similar larval habits; the moths are distinguished by the sinuate termen of the hindwin and the connexion of its sub- costal nervure with the discoida areolet. Pyralides. This group includes a number of ...

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Small photo of Macro of a Caucasian multi-colored butterfly of the Gelechiidae family with long antennae sitting on a green leaf in the foothills of the CaucasusSmall photo of Macro motley butterfly moths of the Gelechiidae family with long antennae sitting on a green leaf in the foothills of the CaucasusSmall photo of Macro of a Caucasian butterfly of the Gelechiidae family with long antennae sitting on a green leaf in the foothills of the CaucasusSmall photo of Macro butterfly moths of the Gelechiidae family with long antennae sitting on a green leaf of nettle in the foothills of the Caucasus More...

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