Flashcards in CH.17 Deck (23)
Butterflies and moths
What is their life cycle like?
Holonetabolous metamorphosis which is complete
What is your diet like
what is the foraging like now
Their are eggs are made on host plants and adults are nectivorous
What type of mouthparts do they have
They have sucking mouth parts without piercing,
What structure sits right underneath the face and in what position? I'm
He proboscis is coiled up when it's not in use
What are the larval features and behaviors?
They are aposematism meaning mimicry and warning coloration.
They will make Leaf shelters.
What are some morphological differences between the insects found within this category?
The shape and structure of the antenna, their pupae, structure of their body, and the position of their wings at rest.
How are the resources the same or different between life stages? Is there competition between life stages?
Some butterflies and moths larvate will make protective leaf shelters. Both larvate and adults will feed on plans but they are not in competition.
Where is this Family of butterflies found living?
They can be found living on all continents except Antarctica.
What type of defense mechanisms do they have?
Mimicry to look like caterpillars or poop or a snake.
They also have osmeterium which is a defense organ of caterpillars that emits odorous chemicals
Are their adult butterfly pests or not? Why receive attention?
No they're not pests. They are highly praised by collectors because of their dimorphic experience they have different characteristics beyond their sexual organs.
What else makes these butterflies extremely rare and collectibles to be sold?
Because they have a unique morphology they are grandromorph meaning A butterfly may have both features of a male and a female.
Pieridae: which two type of insects are found within this category?
How do these insects tend to look and what size are they?
Small to medium size they are white yellow or orange and coloration often with black spots
What derives from Pterins?
What do these butterflies eat? And what type of defense mechanism do they have?
They have strong food plant preferences. And they admit strong and pleasant odor which is a defense.
what influences their plant preference? And are they a pest?
Their mustard oil glucosides
Is what influences their eating behavior and survival rates.
They are in fact pests and cabbage and it's relatives.
What type of insect can be found here? And what size are they and what is their coloration?
You can find the gossamer winged butterflies. They are small body size and they are less colorful than other families.
Clue: goSSamer - leSS colorful
What do these butterflies feed on?
They feed on plants phytophagy and another insects entomophagy.
Relationships to these butterflies engage in and how much of a percentage of them do?
They participate in any association and it's only 50% of them who do
What type of butterflies are found here?
And what size is their family?
Also what type of coloration to the attain?
And the brush footed butterflies can be found here.
They are the largest probably a better price. And they have cryptic to startle Coloration.
How do their larvate defend themselves?
They have bristles and spine.
Monarch butterflies. Are one of the few insects that? Like birds.