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Definition of the noun Alcathous

What does Alcathous mean as a name of something?

Alcathous is a genus of Cerambycidae, described by Thomson in 1864.

Alcathous is a genus of Fulgoridae, described by Stål in 1863.


Alcathous fecialis is a species of fulgorid planthopper found in south India. It is the sole species in its genus. It is predominantly brown with dark markings. The snout curves slightly upward. The wings are about 3 cm long and hide the short abdomen. From the eyes to the tip of the abdomen, they are about 1.2 cm long with a 0.3 cm snout.

Phrases with Alcathous

Phrases starting with the word Alcathous:

  1. Alcathous Fecialis
  2. Alcathous Polyrhaphoides

Phrases ending with the word Alcathous:

  1. Genus Alcathous
  2. Species Edaphus Alcathous

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Google previewDictionary of Classical Mythology (2014)

by Jennifer R. March

Alcathous won the throne of Megara byhis valour. Evippus, the son of Megareus, king of Megara, was one of the many men slain bythelion of Cithaeronthat was ravagingtheland, so Megareus promised that whoeverkilledthebeast would winthe ...

Google previewA Classical Dictionary (1841)

Containing ... Proper Names Mentioned in Ancient Authors, and Intended to Elucidate ... Points Connected with the Geography, History, Biography, Mythology and Fine Arts of the Greeks and Romans ... an Account of Coins, Weights and Measures ... by Charles Anthon

Alcathous, therefore, gained both of these prizes, and succeeded in the course of time to the kingdom of Megara. In commemoration of him, festivals, called Alcathoia, were instituted at Megara. (Pausan., 1, 41, &c.)—II. One of the two citadels ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1C3A1T1H4O1U1S1

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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