A SAMPLER OF Butterflies & Moths IN NEW YORK STATE
- Night flyer. Hennefrund, B.; Kuhn, D.R. // Ranger Rick;Jul89, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p40
Provides information on the cecropia moth. Transformations; Description; Life cycles.
- Moths light up our moments. Brown, Elizabeth M. // Christian Science Monitor;8/5/97, Vol. 89 Issue 175, p17
Tells of the author's experience in buying cocoons for several varieties of the Cecropias moth, the largest moth in North America. The time it took for the moths to come out of their cocoons; The reaction of her daughters to the moths.
- BILATERAL GYNANDROMORPH OF HYALOPHORA CECROPIA (LEPIDOPTERA: SATURNIIDAE) IN NOVA SCOTIA. Bridgehouse, Derek W. // Northeastern Naturalist;2000, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p237
Presents a description of the capture of a bilateral gynandromorph of Hyalophora cecropia taken in Nova Scotia. Information on gynandromorphs; Sex abnormality in gynandromorphs; Characteristics of hyalophora cecropia.
- A Case of Natural Hybridization Between Hyalophora cecropia and Hyalophora columbia (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) in Nova Scotia. Bridgehouse, Derek W. // Northeastern Naturalist;2006, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p29
Progeny of a wild female of Hyalophora cecropia (Linnaeus) (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae/were reared and appear to be natural hybrids resulting from a mating with Hyalophora columbia (Smith).
- That's One Big Moth. Kohalmi, Lester // Harrowsmith Country Life (11908416);Jun2006, Vol. 30 Issue 188, p38
Presents information on the cecropia silk moth in Canada. Weight of a female silk moth; Habitat; Behavior. INSET: The Cycle Continues.
- Resistance is Futile: Insect-Produced Antibiotic, Cecropin
A, Bypasses Outer Defenses to Kill Bacteria From the Inside. // Ascribe Newswire: Medicine;2/6/2003, p4
Researchers have discovered that Cecropin A, a member of a family of antibiotic proteins produced by insects, may kill bacteria and avoid resistance by entering bacterial cells and taking control of their genetic machinery. While most antibiotics kill bacteria by attacking critical enzyme...
- Flying Plaid. Williams, Ted // Audubon;May2004, Vol. 106 Issue 2, p32
Provides information on cecropia moths. Maximum length of wings; Description of the body; Mission of an adult cecropia.
- Evolution of suicidal signals. Speed, Mike; Ruxton, Graeme D. // Nature;3/28/2002, Vol. 416 Issue 6879, p375
Focuses on the warning coloration of animals to avoid predators. Evolvement of protective mechanisms and warning coloration to deter predators; Description of Hyalophora cecropia caterpillar defending against attack through conspicuous coloring; Creation of mathematical model for evolutionary...
- Cecropia: Beautiful Lepidopteran Behemoth. LaManna, Bernadette // New York State Conservationist;Aug2004, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p6
Provides information on cecropia moths. Description of the moth's wings; Reproduction; Areas in which male cecropia moths can be found.