Definition of "arctiid" [arctiid]

  • Any member of the Arctiidae. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "arctiid" in a sentence
  • "Reproduction the reproductive biology of the arctiid moths creatonotos transiens and C. gangis exhibits a novel ontogenetic phenimenon morphogenesis of male coremata size being directly controlled by the quanity of hostplant derived pyrrolizidine alkaloids larvae. in addition, the same alkaloids directly control the quanity of male phermones sythesized and available for deploying these scent organs. reproduction in these insects thus shows striking linkages between ecological, behavioural, chemical and morphological features."