Definition of Caligo. Meaning of Caligo. Synonyms of Caligo

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Definition of Caligo

Caligo
Caligo Ca*li"go, n. [L., darkness.] (Med.) Dimness or obscurity of sight, dependent upon a speck on the cornea; also, the speck itself.

Meaning of Caligo from wikipedia

- The owl butterflies are species of the genus Caligo and are known for their huge eyespots, which resemble owls' eyes. They are found in the rainforests...
- Caligo eurilochus, the forest giant owl, is an owl butterfly (tribe Br****olini of nymphalid subfamily Morphinae) ranging from Mexico, through Central America...
- Caligo illioneus, the Illioneus giant owl, is an owl butterfly belonging to the nymphalid family, Morphinae subfamily, tribe Br****olini. The genus Latin...
- (Day). The Roman mythographer Hyginus, says Aether was the son of Chaos and Caligo (Darkness). According to Jan Bremmer, "Hyginus ... started his Fabulae with...
- Caligo brasiliensis, the Brazilian owl, sul**** owl, or almond-e**** owl, is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. The species can be found in most of...
- Caligo idomeneus, the Idomeneus giant owl, is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. The species can be found in the Amazon rainforest and eastern Andes...
- Caligo telamonius memnon, commonly known as the giant owl or pale owl, is a subspecies of butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. This subspecies can be found...
- Caligo beltrao, the purple owl, is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. The species can be found in Brazil. The wingspan is about 120 mm. The larvae...
- and Musa species. Caligo oileus oileus (Venezuela, Colombia) Caligo oileus scamander (Boisduval, 1870) (Colombia, Ecuador) Caligo oileus umbratilis Stichel...
- Caligo teucer, the Teucer owl butterfly is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It was described by Carl Linnaeus his 1758 10th edition of Systema Naturae...
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