9. Subclass Pterygota, Division Endopterygota, Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths) – c. 100,000 Described Species

  1. H. F. van Emden

Published Online: 11 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118469347.ch9

Handbook of Agricultural Entomology

Handbook of Agricultural Entomology

How to Cite

van Emden, H. F. (2013) Subclass Pterygota, Division Endopterygota, Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths) – c. 100,000 Described Species, in Handbook of Agricultural Entomology, John Wiley & Sons., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118469347.ch9

Author Information

  1. School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, University of Reading, Reading, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2013
  2. Published Print: 22 FEB 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470659137

Online ISBN: 9781118469347

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Keywords:

  • Lepidoptera (butterflies/moths);
  • endopterygota, coloured/patterned wings;
  • Lepidoptera ‘scaly winged’;
  • plant tissue, and biting mouthparts;
  • Superfamily Hepialoidea, wing coupling;
  • Incurvariidae, metallic moths/long antennae;
  • Pyralida, rice stem-borers;
  • Noctuidae, cotton bollworms;
  • Spodoptera littoralis, cotton leafworm;
  • armyworms (of Spodoptera), ‘locusts’

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Suborder Glossata