Translation: from english


Look at other dictionaries:

  • androconium — /an dreuh koh nee euhm/, n., pl. androconia / nee euh/. a scale on the forewing of certain male butterflies from which an odor attractive to females is emitted. [1875 80; < NL, equiv. to andro ANDRO + conium < Gk kónion, neut. of kónios dusty… …   Universalium

  • androconium — an·dro·co·ni·um …   English syllables

  • androconium — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Glossary of entomology terms — Parts of an adult butterfly This glossary describes the terms used in the formal descriptions of insect species, jargon used mostly by professionals or entomologist. Contents …   Wikipedia

  • Monarch (butterfly) — Monarch Female Male …   Wikipedia

  • Scutelleridae — For jewel beetles, see Buprestidae. Jewel bugs Scutiphora pedicellata, a jewel bug from Australia Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Glossary of Lepidopteran terms — Tornus redirects here. For the gastropod genus, see Tornus (gastropod).This glossary describes the terms used in the formal descriptions of lepidopteran species. Like all insects, adult butterflies have three distinctive segments to their bodies …   Wikipedia

  • scent scale — noun : androconium * * * scent scale noun On male butterflies wings, a scale that gives off a scent • • • Main Entry: ↑scent …   Useful english dictionary

  • an|dro|co|ni|um — «AN druh KOH nee uhm», noun, plural ni|a « nee uh». a patch of scent scales on the wings of male butterflies. ╂[< New Latin androconium < Greek an , andrós man + kónis dust] …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

Wir verwenden Cookies für die beste Präsentation unserer Website. Wenn Sie diese Website weiterhin nutzen, stimmen Sie dem zu.