Definition of Strigae
1. striga [n] - See also: striga
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strigae
Literary usage of Strigae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Rhynchophora Or Weevils of North Eastern America by Willis Stanley Blatchley, Charles William Leng (1916)
"Elytra with pale brown pubescent spots; strigae of thorax strongly ... Thorax with sides subparallel near base, its strigae not oblique; larger, 5.5—6.5 mm. ..."
2. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1898)
"Occasionally it is narrow, and deeply constricted towards the inner margin, so as almost to divide the band in two. In some specimens the waved strigae in ..."
3. Travels in New Zealand: With Contributions to the Geography, Geology, Botany by Ernst Dieffenbach (1843)
"Anterior wings acuminate, very slightly falcate, pale brownish- ash, with numerous fuscous strigae, mostly very slender, but occasionally uniting to form ..."
4. The Butterflies of the Eastern United States and Canada: With Special by Samuel Hubbard Scudder, William Morris Davis, Charles William Woodworth, Leland Ossian Howard, Charles Valentine Riley, Samuel Wendell Williston (1889)
"Body olive green, slenderly and inconspicuously streaked with pallid white in maculate strigae which follow the lines of the spines; ..."
5. The Phantom World: The History and Philosophy of Spirits, Apparitions, &c., &c by Augustin Calmet (1850)
"... the strigae, the sorcerers whom they accused of sucking the blood of ... and strigae have really existed, which we do not believe can ever be well ..."
6. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1877)
"Hind wings pale fuscous, covered with dark strigae, with a more or less determinate mesial line, beyond which the wing is paler. ..."