Definition of Cerapteryx graminis

1. Noun. European moth with white antler-like markings on the forewings; the larvae damage pastures and grasslands.

Exact synonyms: Antler Moth
Generic synonyms: Noctuid, Noctuid Moth, Owlet Moth
Group relationships: Cerapteryx, Genus Cerapteryx



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cerapteryx Graminis

Cephalotaceae
Cephalotaxaceae
Cephalotaxus
Cephalotus
Cephalotus follicularis
Cephas
Cepheus
Cephissia
Cepphus
Cepphus columba
Cepphus grylle
Ceqli
Ceram Sea
Cerambycidae
Cerapteryx
Cerapteryx graminis
Cerastes cornutus
Cerastium
Cerastium alpinum
Cerastium arvense
Cerastium tomentosum
Ceratitis
Ceratitis capitata
Ceratodontidae
Ceratonia
Ceratonia siliqua
Ceratopetalum
Ceratopetalum gummiferum
Ceratophyllaceae
Ceratophyllidae

Literary usage of Cerapteryx graminis

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1. Ortotteri agrari cioè dei diversi insetti dell'ordine degli ortotteri nocivi by Eleanor Anne Ormerod, Adolfo Targioni-Tozzetti (1878)
"... Stephens; cerapteryx graminis, Curtis. On the 18th of June Col. Pictou Turbervill, of Ewenny Priory, Bridgend, Glamorganshire, wrote :—" I forward you a ..."

2. Transactions by Penzance Natural History and Antiquarian Society (1851)
"cerapteryx graminis ... This has been taken in St. Just,—the only locality I have heard of in the West of England; it frequents high grounds ; found in June ..."

3. The Horticultural Register by Sir Joseph Paxton, Joseph Harrison (1833)
"THE ANTLER MOTH (cerapteryx graminis) is a Northern species, and occasionally the caterpillars commit sad ravages in pasture lands, by devouring the roots ..."

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