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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....
- Acontias is a genus of lizards of family Scincidae. Acontias may also refer to: Agkistrodon, synonym Acontias, a genus of venomous pit vipers Ethmia acontias...
- In Cnidarian anatomy, acontias (singular acontia) are threadlike tissues, composed largely of stinging cells located in the coelenteron of certain sea...
- [Cophias] punicea – F. Boie, 1827 Atropos puniceus – Wagler, 1830 Atropos acontia Gray, 1842 Trigonocephalus puniceus – Schlegel, 1824 Trimeresurus puniceus...
- Lepidoptera Family: Crambidae Genus: Schacontia Species: S. medalba Binomial name Schacontia medalba (Schaus, 1904) Synonyms Acontia medalba Schaus, 1904...
- 1862) Acontia albarabica Wiltshire, 1994 Acontia asbenensis (Rothschild, 1921) Acontia basifera Walker, 1857 Acontia binominata (Butler, 1892) Acontia cr****ivalva...
- Tisiphone cuprea — Fitzinger, 1826 [Cenchris] marmorata F. Boie, 1827 Acontias atrofuscus Troost, 1836 [Toxicophis atrofuscus] — Troost, 1836 T[rigonocephalus]...
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