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Definition of Acontia

Acontia
Acontia A*con"ti*a, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ? a little dart.] (Zo["o]l.) Threadlike defensive organs, composed largely of nettling cells (cnid[ae]), thrown out of the mouth or special pores of certain Actini[ae] when irritated.

Meaning of Acontia from wikipedia

- prolegs. Acontia albida (Hampson, 1910) Acontia albinigra Warren, 1913 Acontia antecedens Walker, 1869 Acontia antica Walker, 1862 Acontia apatelia Swinhoe...
- Acontias is a genus of limbless skinks, the lance skinks, (family Scincidae) in the African subfamily Acontinae. Most are small animals, but the largest...
- Acontia (Ancient Gr****: Ἀκοντία) or Acutia (Ἀκούτεια) was a town of the Vaccaei, in Hispania Tarraconensis, on the river Durius (the modern Douro), which...
- Acontia nubifera is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in South America, including Argentina....
- Acontia crocata is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found from India to Australia. It has recently[when?] been recorded from Deux-Sèvres in France...
- Acontia behrii is a moth in the family Noctuidae described by Smith in 1900. It is found in North America. The MONA or Hodges number for Acontia behrii...
- In cnidarian anatomy, acontias (singular acontia) are threadlike tissues, composed largely of stinging cells located in the coelenteron of certain sea...
- Acontia gloriosa is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It was first described by George Hamilton Kenrick in 1917 and is found in Madagascar. The forewings...
- Acontia areletta is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in Mexico. The length of the forewings is 12–14 mm for both males and females. Adults...
- The pale shoulder (Acontia lucida) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. This species can be found in most of Europe, east to Turkey, Iran and India. It...
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