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V moth

v moth (Science: zoology) A common gray European moth (Halia vauaria) having a V-shaped spot of dark brown on each of the... Read More

Moth

Moth Definition A moth is a lepidopteran insect. Moths belong to the Order Lepidoptera, together with the butterflies.... Read More

To Elude Bats, A Moth Keeps Its Hearing In Tune

Current understanding of the co-evolution of bats and moths has been thrown into question following new research reported... Read More

Dung-Eating Koala Moth Named After CSIRO Head in Honour of Biodiversity Efforts

Dung-Eating Koala Moth Named After CSIRO Head in Honour of Biodiversity Efforts The CSIRO's chief executive Dr John Stocker... Read More

Lychnis Moth (Hadena Bicruris) Lays More Eggs In Isolated Areas

Lychnis moth (Hadena bicruris) lays more eggs in isolated areas The Lychnis moth (Hadena bicruris) is laying more eggs on... Read More

Hawk moth

Hawk moth (Science: zoology) Any moth of the family Sphingidae, of which there are numerous genera and species. They are... Read More

Indicator Species and Endangered Species

Indicator Species Certain species are capable of expressing characteristics that can indicate the state of the ecosystem... Read More

Pyralid

pyralid (Science: zoology) Any moth of the family Pyralidae. The species are numerous and mostly small, but some of them are... Read More

Natural selection

Natural Selection Definition What is natural selection in biology? Natural selection is defined as a process in nature... Read More

Parasites Trigger Healthy Eating In Caterpillars

Many parasites have developed mechanisms that suppress their hosts' ability to fight them off or even change their behavior... Read More

Isabella moth

Isabella moth (Science: zoology) a common American moth (Pyrrharctia isabella), of an isabella colour. The larva, called... Read More

Pernyi moth

pernyi moth (Science: zoology) A silk-producing moth (Attacus Pernyi) which feeds upon the oak. It has been introduced into... Read More

Insect Behavior

Insect Behavior Definition An insect behavior refers to the various actions of an insect in response to a stimulus or to... Read More

Io moth

Io moth (Science: zoology) a large and handsome American moth (Hyperchiria Io), having a large, bright-coloured spot on each... Read More

Epiphora

Definition noun, plural: epiphoras (1) (mycology) A genus in the Dothideomycetes order (2) (entomology) A genus in the... Read More

Pterophore

pterophore (Science: zoology) Any moth of the genus Pterophorus and allied genera; a plume moth. See: plume moth, under... Read More

Prominent

prominent 1. Standing out, or projecting, beyond the line surface of something; jutting; protuberant; in high relief; as, a... Read More

Yucca

yucca (Science: zoology) See flicker. (Science: botany) A genus of American liliaceous, sometimes arborescent, plants having... Read More

Moth-eaten alopecia

moth-eaten alopecia Patchy hair loss of parietal and occipital regions of the scalp, characteristic of secondary... Read More

Ermine

Ermine 1. (Science: zoology) a valuable fur-bearing animal of the genus Mustela (M. Erminea), allied to the weasel; the... Read More

Apples

Apple 1. The fleshy pome or fruit of a rosaceous tree (pyrus malus) cultivated in numberless varieties in the temperate... Read More

Woolly

woolly 1. Consisting of wool; as, a woolly covering; a woolly fleece. 2. Resembling wool; of the nature of wool. My fleece... Read More

Peaches

peach (Science: botany) A well-known high-flavored juicy fruit, containing one or two seeds in a hard almond-like endocarp... Read More

Humming

Humming a sound like that made by bees; a low, murmuring sound; a hum. Hummingale, lively or strong ale. Humming bird, a... Read More

Mullein

mullein (Science: botany) Any plant of the genus Verbascum. They are tall herbs having coarse leaves, and large flowers in... Read More

Lambda

Lambda 1. The name of the greek letter lambda, corresponding with the english letter L, l. 2. (Science: anatomy) The point... Read More

Miller

miller 1. One who keeps or attends a flour mill or gristmill. 2. A milling machine. 3. (Science: zoology) A moth or... Read More

Satellite

satellite 1. An attendant attached to a prince or other powerful person; hence, an obsequious dependent. The satellites of... Read More

Dagger

Dagger 1. A short weapon used for stabbing. This is the general term: cf. Poniard, Stiletto, Bowie knife, Dirk, Misericorde,... Read More

Moth patch

moth patch --> chloasma (Science: dermatology) melasma cholasma hepaticum a term formerly used to refer to circumscribed... Read More

Boron: “Deficiency symptoms may be more common than you thought”

By Ben Funnekotter Grower Solutions Magazine Lefroy Valley Magazine August 2004    Boron... Read More

Deaths-head

Deaths-head a naked human skull as the emblem of death; the head of the conventional personification of death. ''I had... Read More

Antler

Antler (Science: zoology) The entire horn, or any branch of the horn, of a cervine animal, as of a stag. Huge stags with... Read More

Owlet

owlet (Science: zoology) A small owl; especially, the European species (Athene noctua), and the California flammulated owlet... Read More

Peach

peach (Science: botany) A well-known high-flavored juicy fruit, containing one or two seeds in a hard almond-like endocarp... Read More

Tapes

tapestry Origin: F. Tapissere, fr. Tapisser to carpet, to hang, or cover with tapestry, fr. Tapis a carpet, carpeting, LL.... Read More

Apple

Apple 1. The fleshy pome or fruit of a rosaceous tree (pyrus malus) cultivated in numberless varieties in the temperate... Read More

Burnet

Burnet (Science: botany) a genus of perennial herbs (Poterium); especially, P.Sanguisorba, the common, or garden,... Read More

Unicorn

unicorn 1. A fabulous animal with one horn; the monoceros; often represented in heraldry as a supporter. 2. A two-horned... Read More