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Definition of the noun Asilus

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Asilus is a genus of Hybotidae, described by Linnaeus in 1758.

Asilus is a genus of Sylviidae, described by Bechstein in 1802.

Asilus is a genus.

    Phrases with Asilus

    1. Asilus Ater
    2. Asilus Elva
    3. Asilus Erax
    4. Asilus Gayi
    5. Asilus Leon
    6. Asilus Maso
    7. Asilus Mayi
    8. Asilus Noas
    9. Asilus Alter
    10. Asilus Atrum
    11. Asilus Aurea
    12. Asilus Bojus
    13. Asilus Canus
    14. Asilus Cerdo
    15. Asilus citus
    16. Asilus Dorso
    17. Asilus Flava
    18. Asilus Fusca
    19. Asilus Gigas
    20. Asilus Gilva

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    Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Asilus

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    Google previewThe Correspondence of Charles Darwin: (2014)

    by Charles Darwin

    Asilus is a genus of robberflies, ...

    Google previewZell's Popular Encyclopedia (1882)

    A Complete Dictionary of the English Language; with Pronouncing Vocabulary & a Gazetteer of the World

    Asilus is the type of the tribe. They are very strong, predaceous insects, living upon live flies, humble- bees, ...

    Google previewTwentieth Century Encyclopædia (1912)

    A Library of Universal Knowledge ... by Charles Morris

    Asilus is the type of the tribe ...

    Google previewA-Copp (1883)

    by Leo de Colange

    Asilus is the type of the tribe.

    Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1833)

    by George Crabb

    ASILUS (Ent.) an insect so called, either from its infesting asellos, young asses, or from > and xv., both which signify mud. It was used, according to Pliny, as an amulet, and was called oestron by the Greeks. Plin. l. 1 1, c. 28; Aldrov.

    Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1855)

    Ent - Fra

    Asilus gilbosus. Fab. Found in various parts of Europe. L. nigra (Curtis, B. E. fol. 97) is the only species of the genus, which contains thirty-two different kinds, satisfactorily ascertained to inhabit Britain. It has been found in Darent Wood, ...

    Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1859)

    Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Stewart Traill

    Buprestidw,- Chrysomelidre, and Telepkoridw ,Panorpa-like insects of the genus Orthophlebia; dragonflies, A'epada and Cimicidaz, Cicada, and the dipterous genus Asilus. Next in age is the insect depositary of the Stonesfield slate, which ...

    Google previewEncyclopædia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... (1845)

    Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

    ASILICI, in Zoology, a family of insects of the order Diptera — it includes the genera Asilus, Dasy- pogon, Laphria, Dioctria, Gonypes. ASILUS, in Zoology, a genus of insects, of the order Diptera. Generic character — Antennae of the length of ...

    Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary, Or Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences, Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers and Illustrated by Plates, Epigrams, Cuts, &c. by George Crabb (1833)

    A-F

    Asilus marinus, olepo; Suaio'o'uq, the sea breeze, which gets under the fins of the Thunny, and stings them so that they leap out of the water. Plin. l. 11, c. 29. ' AsILus, in the Linnean system, a genus of insects, of the order Diptera.

    Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

    Miscellaneous and lexicographical, vol. 2

    family of insects of the order Diptera—it includes the genera Asilus, Dasypogon, Laphria, Dioctria, Gonypes. ASILUS, in Zoology, a. genus of insects, of the order Diptera. Generic character—Antennae of the length of the ...

    Google previewHelm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names (2010)

    by James A. Jobling

    name Asilus for the oistros of Aristotle, a small insect-eating bird, perhaps the Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus (cf. Gr. asilos with hair brushed up on the forehead). Asio From syn. specific name Asio asio ...

    Google previewBritish Encyclopedia (1819)

    Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson

    Asilus Hippobosca Bombylius Oestrils Culex • Stomoxys. DIPTERYX, in botany, a genus of the Diadelphia Decandria class and order. Natural order of Papilionaceae, or Legu. minosae. Essential character: calyx two upper segments winged; ...

    Google previewThe Treasury of Natural History, Or, A Popular Dictionary of Zoology ... (1862)

    by Samuel Maunder, Thomas Spencer Cobbold

    j ASILUS : АЗГХГОЖ. A genus and family of Dipterous insecte ; the most common European species of which is the Aailu* crabroniformis, an Insect nearly equalling a hornet in length, but of a much more slender and pointed form ; and, ...

    Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Natural History

    A handsome black and yellow species, Asilus crabroniformis (Linn.) ...

    Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Scientific Terms (1879)

    by William Rossiter

    Asilus, (a-si'luB). IL. asitus, gad-fly.]=Hor- net-fly: an insect belonging to Diptera. Asiphonatc. (a-sifo-uat). [Gk. a, without; siphon, tube.] Having no siphon or respiratory tube; used of a division of Lamelli* branch tata. Asira, (a-si'ra). An African ...

    Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1820)

    by Abraham Rees

    petiolata ・ Asilus ...

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