Definition of Lepidopterology

1. Noun. The branch of entomology dealing with Lepidoptera.

Exact synonyms: Lepidoptery
Generic synonyms: Bugology, Entomology
Derivative terms: Lepidopterist



Definition of Lepidopterology

1. Noun. (biology zoology entomology) The scientific study of butterflies and moths (the Lepidoptera). ¹

2. Noun. lepidoptery ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lepidopterology

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lepidopterology

lepidodendron
lepidoganoid
lepidolite
lepidolites
lepidomelane
lepidomelanes
lepidophagy
lepidophobia
lepidopter
lepidopteran
lepidopterans
lepidopterist
lepidopterists
lepidopterits
lepidopterology (current term)
lepidopteron
lepidopterous
lepidopterous insect
lepidopters
lepidoptery
lepidosaur
lepidosauria
lepidosauromorph
lepidosauromorphs
lepidosaurs
lepidosiren
lepidosirens
lepidosis
lepidote

Literary usage of Lepidopterology

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1. The American Catalogue of Books: (original and Reprints,) Published in the by James Kelly (1866)
"... to American lepidopterology, No. 6. ... to American lepidopterology. No. 7. Dr. B. Clemens. ..."

2. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation by James William Tutt, Malcolm Burr (1890)
"Almost contemporary with Stephens and Curtis, who made British lepidopterology between 1820 and 1850, he was in his prime when Newman, Stainton, Zeller, ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1872)
"We welcome this revision as an exceedingly valuable contribution to American lepidopterology, — the more welcome as foretelling the bounteous harvest to be ..."

4. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1887)
"By all which it will be seen that the author has ideas of his own, but is not very well read in the recent literature of lepidopterology. ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1900)
"It is easy to change now, but, difficult or not, the change must be made hereafter when more painful, unless reason fly and lepidopterology decay. ..."

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