Definition of Saturniidae

1. Noun. Important and widely distributed family of moths including some of the largest insects known.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saturniidae

Satureja grandiflora
Satureja hortensis
Satureja montana
Satureja nepeta
Satureja vulgaris
Saturn
Saturn V
Saturnal
Saturnalia
Saturnalian
Saturnia
Saturnia pavonia
Saturnian
Saturnians
Saturnicentric
Saturniidae
Saturnist
Saturnists
Satvinder
Satyagraha
Satyavati
Satyendra N. Bose
Satyendra Nath Bose
Satyridae
Saudi
Saudi-Arabian
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabian
Saudi Arabian monetary unit
Saudi Arabian riyal

Literary usage of Saturniidae

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

1. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1899)
"Although the Emperor moth is one of the largest of our native Lepidopterous Insects, it is one of the smallest of the saturniidae. ..."

2. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"A, Generalized condition; B, specialized condition in the saturniidae. 5, Spiracle; the numbering of the tubercles is explained in the text. ..."

3. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1907)
"[saturniidae]. Rothschild and Jordan. 481. дуга. Rothschild and Jordan. 481. ... [saturniidae]. ..."

4. A Manual on the Study of Insects by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1895)
"These agree with those of the saturniidae in having two pairs of teeth to each ... These moths also differ from most saturniidae in having two anal veins in ..."

5. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1899)
"Although the Emperor moth is one of the largest of our native Lepidopterous Insects, it is one of the smallest of the saturniidae. ..."

6. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"A, Generalized condition; B, specialized condition in the saturniidae. 5, Spiracle; the numbering of the tubercles is explained in the text. ..."

7. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1907)
"[saturniidae]. Rothschild and Jordan. 481. дуга. Rothschild and Jordan. 481. ... [saturniidae]. ..."

8. A Manual on the Study of Insects by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1895)
"These agree with those of the saturniidae in having two pairs of teeth to each ... These moths also differ from most saturniidae in having two anal veins in ..."

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