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Definition of the noun acherontia
What does acherontia mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- death's-head moth
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Acherontia: genus Acherontia
- more generic term: arthropod genus = a genus of arthropods
- member of: family Sphingidae / Sphingidae = hawkmoths
- member: Acherontia atropos / death's-head moth = European hawkmoth with markings on the back resembling a human skull
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By naturalists it is called acherontia atropos. The changes of this insect are very uncer. tain—the larva will sometimes become the enrysalis in July, and produce the moth in October ; but generally the chrysalis reHuains unchanged till the ...
A New Dictionary of Ancient Geography, exhibiting the modern in addition to the ancient names of places (1803)
by Charles Pye
AC E R ENZA (Acherontia ), a distrićt of Apulia, feated on a mountain called by Horace Nidus Acherontiae ...
Catholic Encyclopedia (1907)
Acerenza (ACHERONTIA), THE ARCHDIOCESE OF, in the provinces of Lecce and Potenza, Italy, has been united since 1203 with the Diocese of Matera. It lays claim to a very early, even Apostolic, origin. Acerenza was certainly an episcopal ...
A Practical and Scientific Encyclopædia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanist by George Nicholson
ACHERONTIA ATROPOS. See Death's-Head Moth. ACHETA. This was the old generic name for the Crickets, of which there are four representatives in this country, and three of them injurious ...
... to which are Added, a Syllabus of Practical Taxidermy, and a Glossarial Appendix by Samuel Maunder
ACHERONTIA. A genus of Lepidopterous insects belonging to the family Sphingidae. Of this genus there are two or three species closely resembling each other: one of these is found in this country; and is known as the DEATH's-HEAD ...
by Isaac Kaufman Funk
Death's Head Moth (Acherontia Atropos). Treble Bar Moth (Anaitis Plagiata). Clouded Yellow (Colias Edusa). Brimstone (Gonopteryx Rhamni). Pale Clouded Yellow (Colias Hyale). Small Ringlet (Erebia Epiphron). Purple Emperor, Male ...
A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists by George Nicholson
Another Hawk-Moth to bo mentioned in connection with tho garden is the Death's Head (Acherontia Atrwpoi). This, as noted nnder Potato — Insects, affects that vegetable ; bnt it may also bo found upon many other garden subjects, such as the ...
A Dictionary of Entomology (2001)
by Gordon Gordh, David Headrick
DEATH'S-HEAD SPHINX MOTH ACherontia atropos (Linnaeus) [Lepidoptera: Sphingidae]. A Species of moth known ...
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Scrabble value of A1C3H4E1R1O1N1T1I1A1
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