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Definition of the noun Acontia

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Acontia is a genus of Nymphalidae, described by Westwood in 1848.

Acontia is a genus of Noctuidae, described by Hübner in 1823.

Acontia is a genus of Noctuidae, described by Ochsenheimer in 1816.

Acontia is a genus of Noctuidae, described by Ochsenheimer in 1816.

Alternative definition of the noun Acontia

noun

  1. [zoology] Threadlike defensive organs, composed largely of nettling cells (cnidae), thrown out of the mouth or special pores of certain Actiniae when irritated.

Phrases with Acontia

  1. Acontia Chea
  2. Acontia Cora
  3. Acontia Feae
  4. Acontia Inda
  5. Acontia Luta
  6. Acontia Mala
  7. Acontia Pima
  8. Acontia Simo
  9. Acontia Unio
  10. Acontia Akbar
  11. Acontia Apela
  12. Acontia Areli
  13. Acontia Arida
  14. Acontia Bella
  15. Acontia dacia
  16. Acontia Major
  17. Acontia Notha
  18. Acontia Peksi
  19. Acontia Secta
  20. Acontia Silus

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acontia

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Google previewZoology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acontia is a genus of moths of the Noctuidae family. Eusceptis, Pseudalypia and Spragueia are sometimes included in the present genus, but here they are tentatively treated as different pending further research. Many species of Tarache ...

Google previewBiology of Invertebrates (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acontia is a genus of moths of the.

Google previewBiology of the Invertebrates (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acontia is a genus of moths of the Noctuidae family. Eusceptis, Pseudalypia and Spragueia are sometimes included in the present genus, but here they are tentatively treated as different pending further research. Many species of Tarache ...

Google previewAnimal Diversity (2016)

Biology, Zoology by CTI Reviews

Acontia is a genus of moths of the Noctuidae family. Eusceptis, Pseudalypia and Spragueia are sometimes included in the present genus, but here they are tentatively treated as different pending further research. Many species of Tarache ...

Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott

In Actinaria, complete and filamented mesenteries in the first one or two cycles of simple tentacles; maybe fertile or sterile and possess acontia and strong retractors. see microcnemes.

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

BROWN COTTON-LEAFWORM Acontia dacia Druce [Lepidoptera: Noctuidae]. Endemic to Mexico, Central America; adventive to Texas. See Noctuidae. BROWN CUTWORM See Pink Cutworm. BROWN DOG-TICK Rhipicephalus sanguineus ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1810)

Coluber acontia, or flying viper; the upper part of a red copper colour, the Cannæ of the scales of a shining white, the under part yellow spotted with red, Jiving in the trees of the island of Santa Cruz. Pennant describes this viper as lurking ...

Google previewDictionarium Anglo-Britannicum; or, A general English dictionary. To which is added, a collection of words and phrases made use of in our ancient statutes &c (1715)

by John Kersey

acontia*) a son of Comet or Blazing- Star, in Shape resembling a Dan or Javelin : Also a kind of Serpent, that moves very swiftly like a Dart. 3CopiC4, Ingredients pat into Medicines against ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

acontium plural, acontia. Invertebrate Zoology, in certain sea anemones, one of the free threads within the body ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis (1810)

by John Wilkes

Coluber acontia, or flying Viper; the upper part of a red copper colour, the carinae of the scales of a shining white, the under part yellow spotted With red, living in the trees-of the island of Santa Cruz. Pennant describes this 'Viper as lurking ...

Google previewA Large Dictionary (1677)

In Three Parts by Thomas Holyoke

Acontia, f. Impreft money. Au_&ora_mentum._ To imprint. Imprimo,1nfculpo, inftr'ibo. V. Print. Impri/ îon.

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Acontia nitidula

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Small photo of Butterfly Acontia trabealis, known as Spotted Sulphur, species of moth of the family Noctuidae. More...

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