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Cover for Butterflies and moths (Lepidoptera: particularly the Erebidae, Geometridae, Limacodidae, Lymantridae, Megalopygidae, Notodontidae, Pyralidae, Saturnidae, Sphingidae, Thaumetopoeidae and Thyatiridae but also the Anthelidae, Arctiidae, Lasiocampidae, Morphoidae, Noctuidae, Nolidae and Nymphalidae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of butterflies and moths. Focus is given on species that cause allergies and skin urtication in humans and those than can cause serious gastrointestinal problems ...

Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
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