clearwing moth

clearwing moth
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: a clearwing (family Aegeriidae)

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  • clearwing — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a moth having the wings largely devoid of scales and transparent: as a. : a moth of the family Aegeriidae b. : any of various hawkmoths (as the bumblebee hawkmoth) …   Useful english dictionary

  • clearwing — noun Date: 1867 a moth (as of the families Aegeriidae or Sphingidae) having the wings largely transparent and devoid of scales …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • clearwing — /klear wing /, n. a moth having wings mostly devoid of scales and transparent, esp. any of the family Aegeriidae, many species of which are injurious to plants. [1865 70; CLEAR + WING] * * * …   Universalium

  • clearwing — n. type of moth with clear wings …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clearwing — noun a day flying moth with mainly transparent wings, resembling a wasp or bee. [Family Sesiidae: many species.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • clearwing — clear•wing [[t]ˈklɪərˌwɪŋ[/t]] n. ent any moth of the family Aegeriidae, having transparent, scaleless wings • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

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  • Carmenta (moth) — Taxobox name = Carmenta Genus regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Lepidoptera subordo = Ditrysia superfamilia = Sesioidea familia = Sesiidae subfamilia = Sesiinae tribus = Synanthedonini genus = Carmenta genus authority …   Wikipedia

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