Notes on the transformations of some species of Lepidoptera
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Published by American Museum of Natural History in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Lepidoptera.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesEdwards and Elliot on Lepidoptera
Statementby Henry Edwards and S. Lowell Elliot ; edited, with additions, by William Beutenmüller.
SeriesBulletin of the American Museum of Natural History -- v. 4, article 10
ContributionsElliot, S. Lowell., Beutenmüller, William, 1864-1934., American Museum of Natural History.
The Physical Object
PaginationP. 75-80 ;
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19840175M

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The Scott Lepidoptera collection The Australian Museum has hundreds of moths and butterflies donated in the s by Alexander Walker Scott and his daughters Helena and Harriet. These were collected during their research for AW Scott's two-volume book Australian Lepidoptera and their Transformations. The Order Lepidoptera comprises over , species of butterflies and moths, with most of these being moths. Only the Coleoptera (Beetles) form a larger order of any animal. The Lepidoptera are probably the most widely studied order of invertebrates, and have been for more than years. More books have been written about them than on any. Lepidoptera. The adult serves three main functions in the life cycle: mating, dispersal, and oviposition. Many moths feed on nectar or a liquid sugar source for energy required for flight. Some species of macromoths do not have functional mouthparts and cannot feed. Consequently, they are relatively short-lived and will exhibit a short flight File Size: KB.   Bug Bytes. Some butterflies (family Lycaenidae) are considered "endangered species". The Xerces blue (Glaucopsyche xerces) was last collected in from sand dunes near San Francisco, butterfly's name has been adopted by the Xerces Society, an organization dedicated to the preservation of endangered species.

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