Definition of Genus Antheraea

1. Noun. Large moths whose larvae produce silk of high quality.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Antheraea

genus Annona
genus Anoa
genus Anodonta
genus Anoectochilus
genus Anogramma
genus Anolis
genus Anomala
genus Anomalops
genus Anomalopteryx
genus Anomia
genus Anopheles
genus Anser
genus Antedon
genus Antennaria
genus Anthemis
genus Antheraea (current term)
genus Anthericum
genus Antheropeas
genus Anthidium
genus Anthoceros
genus Anthonomus
genus Anthriscus
genus Anthurium
genus Anthus
genus Anthyllis
genus Antidorcas
genus Antigonia
genus Antilocapra
genus Antilope
genus Antirrhinum

Literary usage of Genus Antheraea

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

1. Popular Science News (1902)
"In the Entomologist Mr. FB Dodd dc- scribes a peculiar instrument by means of which the silk-producing moths of the Australian genus Antheraea cut their way ..."

2. Allgemeine Zeitschrift für Entomologie by Allgemeine entomologische Gesellschaft (1902)
"Dodd, FP; Instrument with which Moths of the genus Antheraea cut out of their hard cocoons. 9, p. 16. — Donovan, C.: A List of the Lepidoptera of County ..."

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