Definition of Gelechia

1. Noun. Type genus of the Gelechiidae: pink bollworms.

Exact synonyms: Genus Gelechia
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Gelechiidae, Gelechiidae
Member holonyms: Gelechia Gossypiella



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gelechia

Gehrig
Geigel's reflex
Geiger
Geiger-Muller counter
Geiger-Muller tube
Geiger-Müller counter
Geiger counter
Geiger counters
Geiger tube
Geisel
Geissler tube
Geissler tubes
Geist
Gekkonidae
Gelderland
Gelechia
Gelechia gossypiella
Gelechiidae
Gelendzhik
Gelineau
Gelineau's syndrome
Gell-Mann
Gelle test
Gelnn Theodore Seaborg
Gelsemium sempervirens
Gelug
Gelugpa chanting
Gely
Gely's suture

Literary usage of Gelechia

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

1. Bibliographia Zoologiæ Et Geologiæ: A General Catalogue of All Books, Tracts by Louis Agassiz (1850)
"Critical Remarks on Dr. Badham's " Insect Life."—Trans. Entom. Soc. IV. p. 286. 6. On the British species of the genus gelechia of Zeller.—Trans. Entom. ..."

2. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1884)
"... is fairly common on the aiders in the woods.—J. SANG, 181, Horninglow Street, Burton-on-Trent: October 192A.1883. Occurrence of gelechia ..."

3. The Larvæ of the British Butterflies and Moths by William Buckler (1901)
"gelechia DOMESTICA. Plate CLXII, fig. 11. On the 4th of May, 1878, Mr. Barrett sent me three larvae found in moss on an old wall, tenanting little silken ..."

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