Absala

Absala

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Absala was a genus of moth in the family Geometridae. It consists of only one species, Absala dorcada, which is found in China, India, Thailand and Vietnam.Adults are whitish, diffused with olive-green striations.The geometer moths or Geometridae (from Greek geo or 'the earth' and metron 'measure' refers to the larvae, which appear to "measure the earth" as they move in a looping fashion) are a family of the order Lepidoptera. A very large family, it has around 35,000 species of moths described, and over 1,400 species from 6 subclasses indigenous to North America. A well-known member is the Peppered Moth, Biston betularia, which has been subject of numerous studies in population genetics. Several other geometer moths are notorious pests.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 367g
  • Plicpress
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136329301
  • 9786136329307