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Deilephila

Definition of the noun Deilephila

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Deilephila is a genus of Sphingidae, described by Laspeyres in 1809.

Deilephila is a genus of Sphingidae, described by Laspeyres in 1809.

Explanation

Deilephila: The genus Deilephila is part of the family Sphingidae, the hawk-moths or sphinxes. It consists of a small number of Palearctic species most of which have common names involving the phrase "Elephant hawk moth". They include the Elephant hawk moth, Deilephila elpenor, the Small Elephant Hawk Moth and the Chitral Elephant Hawk Moth. The Oleander Hawk Moth is sometimes classified in this genus as D. nerii, but sometimes treated in genus Daphnis.

Phrases with Deilephila

  1. Deilephila Sus
  2. Deilephila Clara
  3. Deilephila Daubi
  4. Deilephila Galii
  5. Deilephila Hades
  6. Deilephila Porca
  7. Deilephila Rosea
  8. Deilephila Vitis
  9. Deilephila Elenor
  10. Deilephila Lewisi
  11. Deilephila Lugens
  12. Deilephila Celerio
  13. Deilephila Decolor
  14. Deilephila Elpenor
  15. Deilephila Galbana
  16. Deilephila Pallida
  17. Deilephila Scotica
  18. Deilephila Suellus
  19. Deilephila Suffusa
  20. Genus Deilephila

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Google previewThe Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1887)

A New & Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, & Use

Deilephila livornica; veins of the /brewings whitish. Occurs in Britain in May, August, and September, but is rare. striped hya>na, *. [Hyana, 1.] striped- lychnis, *. Entom. : A British night-moth, CucuUia lyckn itis. striped-mouse, s. Zool.

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature and Art (1858)

by John CRAIG (F.G.S.)

DEGUELEA–DEILEPHILA. DEINOPSIS-DEJEUNER. meritis on the alumni of a college; or they are honorary tokens of respect conferred on strangers of distinguished reputation. The first degree is that of Bachclol of Arts; the second, that of ...

Google previewLloyd's Encyclopædic dictionary (1895)

by Robert Hunter

Deilephila euphorbia. Fore wings gray, with blotches and bands of olive-brown, hind wings pink, with black blotches and bands, and at the ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1904)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

the purslane sphinx ( Deilephila lineata), and several of the woollybear caterpillars also feed upon the ...

Google previewA new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1848)

by John Craig (F.G.S.)

DEGUELEA— DEILEPHILA. DEfNOrSIS— DEJEUNER. mentis on the alumni of a college ; or they are honorary tokens of respect conferred on strangers of distinguished reputation. The first degree is that of Bachelor of Arts; the second, that of ...

Google previewA New Universal, Technological, Etymological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1854)

by John Craig

DEGUELEA— DEILEPHILA. DEINOPSIS— DEJEUNER mtrit'a on the alumni of a college ; or they are honorary tokens of respect conferred on strangers of distinguished reputation. The J[r«f degree is that of Uacheloi of Arts; the tecond, that of ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1847)

Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

DEGUELEA–DEILEPHILA. ' DEINOPSIS-DEJEUNER. meritis on the alumni of a college; or they are honorary tokens of respect conferred on strangers of distinguished reputation. The first degree is that of Bachelor of Arts; the second, that of ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature, and Art by John Craig (1858)

DEGUELEA—DEILEPHILA. DEINOPSIS— DEJEUNER. nun-51L! on the alumni of a college; or they are honorary tokens of respect conferred on strangers of distinguished reputation. The first degree is that of Bachelol of Arts; the second, that ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Land Invertebrate Behaviour (1993)

by Rod Preston-Mafham, Ken Preston-Mafham

50 Deilephila ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1842)

Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

One of the rarest and most beautiful of the European species, Sphinx Nerii (genus Deilephila, Ochs.), occurs in Madagascar and the Mauritius. It likewise inhabits Asia Minor, Bengal, and the whole of Africa. We received it from the vicinity of Genoa. It has recently been captured in England. Other genera of the ...

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Scrabble value of D2E1I1L1E1P3H4I1L1A1

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