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Title Owlet caterpillars of eastern North America / David L. Wagner, Dale F. Schweitzer, J. Bolling Sullivan, and Richard C. Reardon.
Publication Info. Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2011], ©2011.
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Note Companion volume to: Geometroid caterpillars of northeastern and Appalachian forests.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 555-562) and indexes.
Contents Introduction. Birds and caterpillars (and climate change) -- Importance of owlet caterpillars and adults. A note on nomenclature -- Morphology -- Larval diets -- Finding caterpillars -- Beating and sweeping -- Collecting adults -- Baiting. Wine ropes -- John Peacock's bait recipe -- Bait trapping -- Collecting, vouchering, and conservation -- Feeding adults -- Obtaining pairings -- Obtaining and handling eggs -- Rearing caterpillars -- Sleeving -- Overwintering larvae and pupae -- Natural enemies. Exotic biological control agents -- Guest essay on owlet classification / Charles Mitter -- Classification and nomenclature -- About this book -- Making identification. Transformers -- Voucher data and specimens -- Diagnosing owlet caterpillars -- Keys to owlet larvae -- Supplemental digital resources -- Species accounts. Quadrifine owlets (Family Erebidae). Litter moths (Subfamily Herminiinae) -- Pangraptines (Subfamily Pangraptinae) -- Snouts (Subfamily Hypeninae) -- Straws (Subfamily Rivulinae) -- Scalloped moths (Subfamily Scoliopteryginae) -- Caterpillar mimicry -- Fruitpiercing moths (Subfamily Calpinae) -- Necklace moths (Subfamily Hypocalinae) -- Scolecocampines (Subfamily Scolecocampinae) -- Halflings (Subfamily Hypenodinae) -- Fungus moths (Subfamily Boletobiinae) -- Phytometrines (Subfamily Phytometrinae) -- Underwings, zales, witches, and kin (Subfamily Erebinae) --Dyar's rule -- Eulepidotines (Subfamily Eulepidotinae) -- Elves (Family Euteliidae) -- Nolas and punkies (Family Nolidae). Nolas and punkies (Subfamily Nolinae) -- Chloephorines (Subfamily Chloephorines) -- Baileyas ( Subfamily Risobinae) -- Concanas and kin (Subfamily Collomeninae) -- Lichen punkies (Subfamily Afridinae) -- Trifine owlets (Family Noctuidae). Loopers (Subfamily Plusiinae) -- Tumblers (Subfamily Bagisarinae) -- Resplendent moths (Subfamily Cydosiinae) -- Eustrotiines (Subfamily Eustrotiinae) -- Bird-dropping moths (Subfamily Acontiinae) -- Pantheas and yellowhorns (Subfamily Pantheinae) -- Hieroglyphic moths (Subfamily Diphtherinae) -- Brothers (Subfamily Dilobinae) -- Balsas (Subfamily Balsinae) -- Daggers (Subfamily Acronictinae) -- Foresters (Subfamily Agaristinae) -- Paints or hooded owlets (Subfamily Oncocnemidinae) -- Amphipyrines (Subfamily Amphipyrinae) -- Seedcoppers (Subfamily Stiriinae) -- Sun moths (Subfamily Heliothinae) -- Groundlings and kin (Subfamily Condicinae) -- Fern moths (Subfamily Eriopinae) -- Cutworms, lash-eyed sallows, sallows, and kin (Subfamily Noctuinae) --Puddling -- Moths and ears and bats -- Moth ear mites.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Noctuidae -- East (U.S.) -- Identification.
Noctuidae -- Canada, Eastern -- Identification.
Caterpillars -- East (U.S.) -- Identification.
Caterpillars -- Canada, Eastern -- Identification.
Added Author Schweitzer, Dale F., author.
Sullivan, J. Bolling (James Bolling), 1940-, author.
Reardon, Richard C., author.
Wagner, David L., 1956-, author.
Ebooks Corporation
Added Title Geometroid caterpillars of northeastern and Appalachian forests.
Related To Print version: Owlet caterpillars of eastern North America. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2011 9780691150420 (DLC) 2011016905
ISBN 9781400838295 (electronic bk.)
1400838290 (electronic bk.)
9780691150420 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0691150427 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard No. 9786613380050
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