underwing moth
noun see underwing I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Red underwing moth — Taxobox name = Red underwing moth regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Hexapoda classis = Insecta ordo = Lepidoptera superfamilia = Noctuoidea familia = Noctuidae genus = Catocala species = C. nupta binomial = Catocala nupta binomial …   Wikipedia

  • underwing — I. noun Date: 1535 1. one of the posterior wings of an insect 2. any of various noctuid moths (especially genus Catocala) that have the hind wings banded with contrasting colors (as red and black) called also underwing moth 3. the underside of a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • underwing — noun a) A hind wing on an insect. The upper wings of the moth which Jacob held were undoubtedly marked with kidney shaped spots of a fulvous hue. But there was no crescent upon the underwing. b) A member of the genus Catocala; a nocturnal moth… …   Wiktionary

  • Copper Underwing — moth Copper Underwing l …   Wikipedia

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  • Lunar Underwing — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • Straw Underwing — Taxobox name = Straw Underwing image width = 200px regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Lepidoptera familia = Noctuidae genus = Thalpophila species = T. matura binomial = Thalpophila matura binomial authority = Hufnagel …   Wikipedia

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