lepidopterous

[ lep-i-dop-ter-uh s ]SEE DEFINITION OF lepidopterous

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In the case of lepidopterous insects, and other insects having considerable expanse of wing, setting-boards are required.

Some Lepidopterous larv even (Alucita pentadactyla, Callimorpha rosea, &c.) assume the pupa state within their last skin.

Lepidopterous pup, however, are not excluded from the last skin of the larv with this hard covering.

The claws or crotchets, though general, are not universal, in Lepidopterous larv.

The transformations to which Lepidopterous insects are subject are amongst the most remarkable phenomena of insect life.

The diurnal or Heliconean Hawk-mouths, form one of the most natural and remarkable groups among Lepidopterous insects.

The name given by Gray was pre-occupied by a genus of Lepidopterous Insects.

Paraclypeal piece: in lepidopterous pupa, occurs in some of the generalized families on each side of the maxillary palpi.

Protocosta: the thickened costal margin of Lepidopterous wings.

Its most deadly enemy in the insect world is a small insect of the lepidopterous variety, which is known as the coffee-leaf miner.

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