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Definition of the noun Ammophila

What does Ammophila mean as a name of something?

Ammophila is a genus of Sphecidae, described by Kirby in 1798.

Ammophila is a genus of Poaceae.

Ammophila is a kind of Agrostidinae, described by Host in 1809.

Phrases with Ammophila

Phrases starting with the word Ammophila:

  1. Ammophila obo
  2. Ammophila cora
  3. Ammophila fera
  4. Ammophila acuta
  5. Ammophila bella
  6. Ammophila calva
  7. Ammophila ceres
  8. Ammophila dives
  9. Ammophila dubia
  10. Ammophila gegen
  11. Ammophila gibba
  12. Ammophila harti
  13. Ammophila horni
  14. Ammophila hurdi
  15. Ammophila jason
  16. Ammophila julii
  17. Ammophila lutea
  18. Ammophila macra

Phrases ending with the word Ammophila:

  1. Poa ammophila
  2. Sida Ammophila

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ammophila

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Google previewKnowledge (2001)

by Robin Oxman

Ammophila is a species of wasp that rears its young in burrows and provisions them with caterpillars. It may have as many 200 ROBIN OXMAN.

Google previewThe Botanical Gazette (1899)

by John Merle Coulter, M.S. Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Joseph Charles Arthur

While Ammophila is the most common dune-former and perhaps the best adapted for that difficult task of all our lake shore plants, many other species play a similar role. On the northern beaches Agropyrum dasystachyum is very common as a ...

Google previewAtherinella Ammophila: A New Atherinid Fish from Eastern Mexico: Notulae Naturae of The Acad. of Natural Sciences of Phila., No. 462

ammophila has larger anal- fin base, caudal-peduncle, and postdorsal lengths, and smaller eye, snout, and anal fin-Dl lengths than does the A. schultzi complex. etymology. The name ammophila is a noun of feminine ...

Google previewMarine Environmental Biology And Conservation (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Ammophila: Ammophila is the type genus of the subfamily Ammophilinae of the hunting wasp family Sphecidae. They sometimes are referred to as ' Threadwaisted wasps', but the name is not definitive, because many other members of the ...

Google previewLandscape Heterogeneity and Disturbance (2012)

by Monica G. Turner

possibly because it is a C, photosynthetic pathway species, whereas Ammophila is a 7. Suppression of Natural Disturbance 129.

Google previewPotential Microorganisms For Sustainable Agriculture: A Techno-Commercial Perspective (2008)

by D. K. Maheshwari

VEGETATION Distribution Ammophila is a major dune-building grass of temperate north-eastern US Atlantic coast, has the greatest influence on coastal geomorphology and development of vegetation (Maun and Baye, 1989). American beach ...

Google previewCambridge International AS and A Level Biology Workbook with CD-ROM (2016)

by Mary Jones, Matthew Parkin

ii Ammophila is a xerophytic plant. Use the diagram to explain how the leaf is adapted to reduce water loss. [4] [Total 12 marks] 5 An experiment was carried out into the absorption of mineral ions by the roots of barley seedlings. Root tissue ...

Google previewTreatise on Injurious and Benefecial Insects to Crops

The genus Ammophila is a long slender form, with a petio- late abdomen, the tip of which is often red. The petiole of the abdomen is two-jointed, and very long and slender, being longer than the fusiform part. In the males the petiole is in some ...

Google previewInsights into the Michigan Basin: Salt Deposits, Impact Structure, Youngest Basin Bedrock, Glacial Geomorphology, Dune Complexes, and Coastal Bluff Stability (2013)

by Robb Gillespie

First, Ammophila is a full-sun plant that does not tolerate shade and reproduces primarily by vegetative rather than sexual means (Olson, 1958d; Maun, 1984). Long underground stems or rhizomes grow out from the mother plant, and daughter ...

Google previewEcology, Global Insights and Investigations (2016)

Biology, Ecology by CTI Reviews

Ammophila: Ammophila is the type genus of the subfamily Ammophilinae of the hunting wasp family Sphecidae. They sometimes are referred to as ' Threadwaisted wasps', but the name is not definitive, because many other members of the ...

Google previewIntroduction to Coastal Processes and Geomorphology (2009)

by Robin Davidson-Arnott

Ammophila is the dominant vegetation on the stoss slope and crest of the foredune where salt spray and deposition rates are still high Figure 9.3a). In these zones it grows vigorously in dense clumps, reaching heights of 50—100 cm. with ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Land Invertebrate Behaviour (1993)

by Rod Preston-Mafham, Ken Preston-Mafham

Included in type 1 are many common European and North American species, as well as African representatives, such as the slim-bodied Ammophila dolichodera. This species is unusual in frequently making use of hairy caterpillars, rather ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

" Ammophila Host Gramineae Origins: Greek ammos "sand" and philos "loving." Species/ Vernacular Names: A. arenaria (L.) Link (Arundo arenaria L.; Ammophila arundinacea ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (2012)

by G. Rehm

Durieu cafoun Ammophila arenaria (L.) Link A. arundinacea Host marrarn grass roseau des sables, oyat Strandhafer barTón, grama de las dunas, hierta holandesa Ammophila arundinacea Host -> 175 Amomum aromaticum Roxb. Bengal ...

Google previewLloyd's Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1896)

A New and Original Work of Refrence to the Words in the English Language

ammophila—. amoret. 173. ammonium chloride, *. L Chem.: N1I4C1 op NHj.HCI. obtained chiefly by noiitniliïiiig the liquor of ..... tioun, - cioun = shun ; -tion, -çion - zhün. -tlous, sious, -clous = shüs. -ble, Hile, &c = bçl, dçl ammophila—amoret ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1918)

by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams

Probably the most characteristic beach-dune plant is the sand- reed or Marram grass (Ammophila or Psamma), found throughout the Northern Hemisphere, and often planted to aid in holding dunes. Equally successful among woody plants are ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Botany; a Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom (1870)

by John Lindley, Thomas Moore

Nardus stricta; also Ammophila arenaria. —, MEADOW. Poa. —,MELIC. llfelica. - —, MILLET. Milium; also Sorghum vulgare, Panicum miliaceum, Setaria. italica, &c. -—, MONKEY. A commercial name for the whalebone-like fibre of AtEflopogon ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

junceum, of Carex arenaria, of Ammophila (Psamma) arenaria, and of other plants occur on sand dunes: the associations are related by the general identity of the habitat conditions, namely, the ...

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Scrabble value of A1M3M3O1P3H4I1L1A1

The value of this 9-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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