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Definition of the noun acherontia

What does acherontia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. death's-head moth

Phrases with Acherontia

  1. acherontia atropos
  2. genus acherontia

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Google previewThe Working Man's Friend, and Family Instructor (1852)

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 ...

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewCatholic 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 ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening (1900)

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 ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Natural History: Or, A Popular Dictionary of Animated Nature (1849)

... 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 ...

Google previewA Standard Dictionary of the English Language ... (1906)

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 ...

Google previewThe 1900 Supplement to the Dictionary of Gardening (1901)

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 ...

Google previewA 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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Small photo of Close up moth butterfly Acherontia styx the lesser death's head hawkmoth or bee robber. Selective focus.Small photo of Close up moth butterfly Acherontia styx the lesser death's head hawkmoth or bee robber. Selective focus.Small photo of Close up of tail shot of a Death's-head hawkmoth (Acherontia sp.)Small photo of Death's-head hawk moth (Acherontia lachesis) on the wallSmall photo of Closed up of head shot of a Death's-head hawkmoth (Acherontia sp.)Small photo of Death's-head hawkmoth (Acherontia sp.) eating leavesSmall photo of Death's-head hawkmoth (Acherontia sp.) eating leaves More...

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Scrabble value of A1C3H4E1R1O1N1T1I1A1

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