Definition of Saturniids

1. Noun. (plural of saturniid) ¹



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Definition of Saturniids

1. saturniid [n] - See also: saturniid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saturniids

saturator
saturators
saturity
saturn
saturnalia
saturnalian
saturnalianly
saturnalias
saturnally
saturnia
saturnian
saturnic
saturnicentric
saturniid
saturniid moth
saturniids (current term)
saturnine
saturnine colic
saturnine encephalopathy
saturnine tremor
saturninely
saturnineness
saturninity
saturnism
saturnisms
satyagraha
satyagrahas
satyr
satyr orchid
satyr play

Literary usage of Saturniids

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1. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1899)
"Both the saturniids and ... Packard further draws attention to the fact that in some of the saturniids the ..."

2. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock (1920)
"... aiding the pupa to work its way out from the cocoon, by a wriggling motion. One of the ways .in which saturniids pierce Fig. 213. ..."

3. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation by James William Tutt (1890)
"To those who are working at this superfamily, the publication is indispensable, and the Catalogue of the saturniids of America and Europe, ..."

4. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1902)
"... saturniids the imagines of both sexes must have had large ... He concluded from these observations that probably members of the saturniids existed with ..."

5. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1906)
"... hybrids among the saturniids, and it is to be noted that, although $ hybrids among the saturniids have frequently fertilised 2 s of either parent form, ..."

6. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... on the feelers of female saturniids. EB Poulton has drawn attention to the ancestral value of such characters. Habits and Life-Relations. ..."

7. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1903)
"... on a slightly-raised skin area, to the definite sharply outlined and more or less raised wart, a condition such as obtains in saturniids or certain ..."

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