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1

The differences between moth and butterflies as far as their antennas first to moth then the butterfly

Often moths plumped or a thin antenna that and the butterflies is thicker one with the bulbs are hooks on the end.

2

What type of lifecycle do moths attain?

They have a complete metamorphosis.

3

When are moths active?

Summer active during the day and most of them are nocturnal. The ones active during the day are brightly colored like butterflies.

4

What do nocturnal moths attain?

They have night color vision the elephant hawk moth.

5

Great Tiger moth goes even farther and produces? Which confuses? And essentially jams there?

Clicks, bats, sensor.

6

Larval strategies of defense are what?

Some live within plant tissue. Other larva will aggregate and spin a web or tent to conceal feeding Larva.

7

Noctuidae:

What Type of moth is this? When are they active?

Owlet moth. Nocturnal.

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Family Noctuidae:



They have an extremely good sense of what?

Hearing, they have a higher pitch range of sensitivity.

9

Family Bombycidae:

What kind of moth are they?



Where were they domesticated?

Silkworm moths

China, they adapted to over crowded conditions, hundreds were raised on the same mulberry tree.

10

What is the difference between peace silk and silk from China?

The difference is the peace silk known as ahisma is found in India and it's known as the peach silk


India is the second largest silk producer.

11

Family Tineidae:



What type of moth is this?

Fungus moths, damages clothes and carpets

(Tie dye.. it's done on clothes)

12

Family Tineidae:

They have a unique ability to digest what?

Keratin

13

Family Tineidae:



Do they preference new or old clothes?

Old damaged Clothes.

14

Moths as pollinators:


Pollution is a?

Coevolution of the? And?(peroxidae)
This is an obligated mutualism

Mutualism.

Yucca plant, yucca moths.

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Moths as pollinators:


In many cases each species of yucca moth is pollinated by? Of yucca moth

Why is this considered obligate mutualism?

Female,

It's considered obligated because larva consumes seeds with in the fruit once the female collects the pollen she lays eggs in one ovary and marks the plant with a pheromone after a few weeks the larval will leave fruit and pupate underground only 2/3 of seeds escape being eaten

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Yucca moth behavior:

Female visits a flower and collects?

1/5

Pollen

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Yucca moth behavior:


She visits another flower, and inspects it for ?, And if acceptable she deposits ? And lays ? In one ? Of the plant
2/5


Pollen

Pollen

Eggs


Ovary

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Yucca moth behavior:

She marks the flower by depositing her own? To let other moths know it's hers
3/5

Pheromone

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Yucca moth behavior:

Developing young consume? Of the yucca

4/5

5/5

Despite serving as food for Catapillar's? Of the seats usually escape?

Seeds





2/3,


escape being eaten

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Yucca moth behavior:

Despite serving as food for Catapillar's? Of the seats usually escape?

2/3,


escape being eaten

2/3,


escape being eaten

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Family of Sphingidae:

Are what type of insects?


Often mistaken for ?

Their larvae are known as? And they are pests on?



Hawk moths & Sphinx moths


Hummingbirds


Hornworms

Tomatoes

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What kind of coloration do horn worms have?

Are cryptic and easily seen under UV

23

What type of biocontrol is used to control the tomato hornworm populations?

Wasp parasitoid

24

Which type of insects are found in the family of saturniidae?


How do they look?


What is the reason for their eyespots?

Giant silk, royal,& emperor moths.


Large eye spots to mimic owl face