Definition of Noctua

1. Noun. Type genus of the Noctuidae: moths whose larvae are cutworms.

Exact synonyms: Genus Noctua
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Noctuidae, Noctuidae



Definition of Noctua

1. a type of moth [n -S] - See also: moth

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Noctua

Noble-Collip procedure
Nocardia
Nocardia brasiliensis
Nocardia caviae
Nocardia dacryoliths
Nocardia farcinica
Nocardia gibsonii
Nocardia leishmanii
Nocardia lurida
Nocardia lutea
Nocardia madurae
Nocardia mediterranei
Nocardia orientalis
Noctiluca
Noctiluca miliaris
Noctua
Noctuidae
Noel
Noel Coward
Noele
Noeleen
Noelene
Noelle
Noemi
Noemvriana
Noether
Noether's theorem
Noetherian
Noetian
Noetians

Literary usage of Noctua

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1899)
"noctua fennica, Tausch. Have taken this species in the house as early as June ... noctua clandestina, Harr. This species is generally very abundant under ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1902)
"GROTE—SEARCH FOR THE TYPE OF noctua LINN. [Jan. 3. noctua. Syst. ... noctua" should then be one of these. GEOFFROY makes no use whatever of ..."

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