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 Error from Ignorance

Daniel Stoljar

in Ignorance and Imagination: The Epistemic Origin of the Problem of Consciousness

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195306583
eISBN:
9780199786619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195306589.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter takes up the conditional thesis that if the ignorance hypothesis is true, the logical problem is solved. The defense of this thesis begins from the idea that there are a number of ... More


INSECTS

Ernest H. Williams

in The Nature Handbook: A Guide to Observing the Great Outdoors

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179293
eISBN:
9780199790470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179293.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

This chapter describes a few general features of insects, mating and molting in particular, along with a sample of observations of specific groups. Butterflies and moths are better represented than ... More


Phylogenetic Relationships within Heliodinidae and Systematics of Moths Formerly Assigned to Heliodines Stainton (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea)

Yu-Feng Hsu

Ronald Carter and William Hayes (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098473
eISBN:
9780520916067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098473.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Heliodinids are tiny, brightly colored dayflying moths. This book proposes phylogenetic relationships among genera of Heliodinidae using parsimony and character compatibility, and describes and ... More


Morphology

Jerry A. Powell and Paul A. Opler

in Moths of Western North America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251977
eISBN:
9780520943773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251977.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter focuses on the morphology of adult and larval moths. The adult body framework consists of a hardened exoskeleton made up of a head, thorax, and abdomen. The head of an adult moth ... More


Introduction

Yu-Feng Hsu and Jerry A. Powell

in Phylogenetic Relationships within Heliodinidae and Systematics of Moths Formerly Assigned to Heliodines Stainton (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098473
eISBN:
9780520916067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098473.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Heliodinidae are small, characteristically metallic-colored, diurnal Microlepidoptera classified in the superfamily Yponomeutoidea (Lepidoptera, Ditrysia). Yponomeutoidea, combined with three other ... More


Summary

Yu-Feng Hsu and Jerry A. Powell

in Phylogenetic Relationships within Heliodinidae and Systematics of Moths Formerly Assigned to Heliodines Stainton (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098473
eISBN:
9780520916067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098473.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Heliodinidae are a group of lower ditrysian moths defined by five synapomorphies: smooth head scaling; forewing M veins two-branched; ventral branches of apophyses posteriores fused into a medial ... More


Moths of Western North America

Jerry Powell

Philip Myers (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251977
eISBN:
9780520943773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251977.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Insects boast incredible diversity, and this book treats an important component of the western insect biota that has not been summarized before: moths and their plant relationships. There are about ... More


Suggestions for Collecting and Observing Moths

Jerry A. Powell and Paul A. Opler

in Moths of Western North America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251977
eISBN:
9780520943773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251977.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter provides an overview of collecting moths and outlines the materials and methods for moth collection. It describes the use of different lights to attract moths: mercury-vapor lights and ... More


Lepidopteran Pests: Family Crambidae (Formerly Pyralidae), Subfamily Crambinae

Patricia J. Vittum

in Turfgrass Insects of the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501747953
eISBN:
9781501747977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747953.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter addresses sod webworms, which refers to a large number of grass-infesting moths and larvae of the family Crambidae (formerly Pyralidae), subfamily Crambinae. Adults are often called lawn ... More


Why Do We Age?

Thomas N. Sherratt and David M. Wilkinson

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199548606
eISBN:
9780191917769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199548606.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

In 2004, the amazing ‘Flying Phil’ Rabinowitz broke the world 100 m sprint record for a centenarian, setting a time of 30.86 s and beating the previous world record ... More


HIA and fears of toxicity: health risk assessment of a control programme for the white-spotted tussock moth in New Zealand

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0029
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

On 17 April 1996, a resident of Kohimarama, Auckland, first identified caterpillars of the white-spotted tussock moth (Orgyia thyellina). In response to the potential threat to native and planted ... More


Insects and Conifers

E. C. Pielou

in The World of Northern Evergreens

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801477409
eISBN:
9780801463037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801477409.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter first describes the insects found in coniferous trees. It focuses on pest insects because they are common and therefore much more likely to be encountered than rare species. Most of ... More


Sue the Bastards on Long Island: The Power of an Idea

Charles F. Wurster

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190219413
eISBN:
9780197559512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190219413.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Pollution and Threats to the Environment

During the fall of 1965, a small group of people living on central Long Island, New York, with interests and concerns about a variety of environmental issues had begun ... More


Mt. Graham: The Biopolitics of Change

William deBuys

in A Great Aridness: Climate Change and the Future of the American Southwest

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199778928
eISBN:
9780197563144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199778928.003.0015
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

The site manager for the Mt. Graham International Observatory (MGIO) met us at the locked gate to the Telescope Road. He was not there to greet us. John Ratje had ... More


The Peppered Moths, A Study in Black and White

Douglas Allchin

in Sacred Bovines: The Ironies of Misplaced Assumptions in Biology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190490362
eISBN:
9780197559659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190490362.003.0028
Subject:
Education, Teaching of a Specific Subject

Organisms seem exquisitely adapted—like the peppered moths (Biston betularia), camouflaged to avoid predation (Figure 20.1). The story behind their cryptic ... More


Un Chien andalou: Parodying Stardom

Phil Powerie and Éric Rebillard

in Pierre Batcheff and Stardom in 1920s French Cinema

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621972
eISBN:
9780748651191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621972.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the functionality of the slit eye, arguing that it establishes a principle of fracture. It considers the ways in which that fracture is related to hysteria, leading to an ... More


Plant–Animal Interactions in Deserts

David Ward

in The Biology of Deserts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198732754
eISBN:
9780191796982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732754.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Plant–animal interactions are as important in deserts as they are in any other ecosystem. Although it is likely that abiotic factors have greater influence in deserts than in other ecosystems, biotic ... More


Adaptedness, Natural Selection, and the Conditions for Existence

John O. Reiss

in Not by Design: Retiring Darwin's Watchmaker

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520258938
eISBN:
9780520944404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258938.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the meaning of adaptedness, and examines its relation both to natural selection and to the conditions for existence. Adaptedness means a certain appropriateness or fit between ... More


A History of Moth Collectors in Western North America

Jerry A. Powell and Paul A. Opler

in Moths of Western North America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251977
eISBN:
9780520943773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251977.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter discusses the history of moth collectors in western North America. The earliest moth collections in the West were made by Europeans who migrated to California following the discovery of ... More


Phylogeny of Heliodinidae

Yu-Feng Hsu and Jerry A. Powell

in Phylogenetic Relationships within Heliodinidae and Systematics of Moths Formerly Assigned to Heliodines Stainton (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098473
eISBN:
9780520916067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098473.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Systematists have relied largely on forewing venation, color and scaling on forewing and legs, and perching behavior to characterize heliodinids. These features, however, are not unique to the family ... More


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