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Definition of the noun actias

What does actias mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. luna moths
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of Actias: genus Actias
    • more generic term: arthropod genus = a genus of arthropods
    • member of: family Saturniidae / Saturniidae = important and widely distributed family of moths including some of the largest insects known
    • member: Actias luna / luna moth = large pale-green American moth with long-tailed hind wings and a yellow crescent-shaped mark on each forewing

Phrases with Actias

Phrase starting with the word Actias:

  1. actias luna

Phrases ending with the word Actias:

  1. genus actias
  2. Eudonia Actias
  3. Eulechria Actias
  4. Philobota Actias
  5. Species Eudonia Actias
  6. Species Eulechria Actias
  7. Species Philobota Actias

Other phrases containing the word Actias:

  1. Lepanthes Actias-Luna
  2. Species Lepanthes Actias-Luna

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Actias

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Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: pt. 1. Pachyrhizus to Rye. pt. 2. Sabadilla to Silica. pt. 3. Silk to Tea. pt. 4. Tectona to Zygophillum (1893)

by Sir George Watt

ACTIAS. This genus is generally regarded as embracing some three or four forms , all of which, like the species of AntheR/EA, form hard entire cocoons, from which the imago could not escape but for the fact of possessing spurs on the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1889)

by Sir George Watt

The following insects feed upon it : Actias selene, Caligula thibeta. ** Actias and Attacus Series. yrd.— Ailanthus excelsa and A. glandulosa (the former would most probably not succeed in England). The following are the insects regularly ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Abaca to Buxus (1899)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

The following insects feed upon it : Actias selene, Caligula thibeta. ** Actias and Attacus Series. 3rd.— Ailanthus excelsa and A. glandulosa (the former would most probably not succeed in England). The following are the insects regularly ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2001)

by Gordon Gordh, David Headrick

Actias. luna. (Linnaeus). [Lepidoptera. Saturniidae]. LUNALA Noun ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Genetics (2014)

by Eric C.R. Reeve

Bombyx mori 1 Bombyx mandanna China • Bombyx mandarina Japan • Satnia cynthia pryeri ' Samia cynthia ricini -Rhodinia fugax • Actias setene •Actias artemis • Ant/ieraea pemyi ' Anthenzeo. yamamai • Caligula boisduualii ' Dictyoploca ...

Google previewJablonski's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms & Abbreviations (2008)

by Stanley Jablonski

Therapy Association ASCP American Society of Clinical Pathologists; American Society ofConsultant Pharmacists AsCPV Actias selene cypovirus; Agrotis segetum cypovirus ASCR American Society of Chiropodical Roentgenology ASCRS ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of toxicology (2005)

Dib-L] by Philip Wexler, Bruce D. Anderson

Poxviridae Actias selene cypovirus 4, (AsCPV-4), Reoviridae Actinomycetes phage ...

Google previewDictionary of Medical Abbreviations (2016)

The World's most comprehensive list of English-language medical abbreviations and acronyms by Burt Vance

American Society of Consultant Pharmacists ASCP= aspartate-specific cysteine protease ASCPT = American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics ASCPV = actias selene cypovirus ASCPV = agrotis segetum cypovirus ASCR ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

Actias luna (Linnaeus) from Florida, USA; lower right, Hyalophora cecropia ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1906)

a work of universal reference in all departments of knowledge with a new atlas of the world by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

Luna-silkworm \ Actias tuna), natural size. lunata, n. Plural of lunatum. Innate (lu' nat), a. [< L. lunatus, crescent- shaped, pp. of lunare, bend like a crescent, < luna, the moon : see luna.] 1. Crescent-shaped, or like the moon in its first quarter; ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc (1816)

Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference

Actias YEARs, a NN1 Act Act, a series of y EARs commencing from the arra of the battle of Actium; called the acra of Augustus. See EPoC HA. AcTíFS, an order of Friars, who wear tawneycoloured habits, and feed on roots. Baily. ACTILIA ...

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Small photo of collection of Giant Moth Actias maenas and night tropical butterfly moth with open wings in a top view as a only coming out at night isolated on black background with clipping pathSmall photo of Beautiful Chinese Moon Moth (Actias dubernardi, male) isolated on white backgroundSmall photo of Beautiful Indian Moon Moth (Actias selene, male) isolated on white backgroundSmall photo of Close-up of a moth wing (Actias - moon moth)Small photo of two white butterfly Actias on a black background isolatedSmall photo of Butterfly,Moth ,Actias maenasSmall photo of A big light yelowish-green caterpillar rests on a branch of a wild pear tree. The caterpillar is a larva of a large beautiful moth with long tails on its wings, Actias selene, or Indian moon moth. More...

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