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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 areletta is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in Mexico. The length of the forewings is 12–14 mm for both males and females. Adults...
- 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...
- Acontia nivipicta is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in the northern two thirds of Australia. The wingspan is about 20 mm. Don Herbison-Evans...
- Acontia nubifera is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in South America, including Argentina....
- Acontia cretata (chalky bird dropping moth) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found from California to Texas and Oklahoma, north to Colorado and...
- Acontia detrita is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in New South Wales and Queensland. The wingspan is about 15 mm. Adults have brown wings...
- 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 elaeoa is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in Queensland. The wingspan is about 20 mm. Adults have blotchy brown forewings, each with...
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