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  • My first experience with a living Polyphemis (I know Telea is shorter, but it is not suitable, while a giant among moths it is, so that name is best) occurred several years ago.

    Moths of the Limberlost

  • Telea/Telenor will make their presentations tomorrow, Tuesday, 21

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • With about sixty cocoons of _Telea polyphemus_ I only obtained three pairings, which I attribute solely to the weakness of the moths, as the weather was all that could be desired for the pairings.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 344, August 5, 1882

  • On the trees were to be seen -- _Attacus cynthia_ (the Ailantus silkworm), the rearing of which was, as usual, most successful; _Samia cecropia_ and _Samia gloveri_, from America; also hybrids of _Gloveri cecropia_ and _Cecropia gloveri_; _Samia promethea_ and _Telea polyphemus_;

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 344, August 5, 1882

  • They that dwelt in Telea under the lowest spurs of Mt. Ida, men of substance, who drink the limpid waters of the Aesepus, and are of Trojan blood — these were led by Pandarus son of Lycaon, whom Apollo had taught to use the bow.

    The Iliad of Homer

  • Telea means ` the end, 'and as scientists fail to explain the appropriateness of this, I am at liberty to indulge

    Moths of the Limberlost

  • They that dwelt in Telea under the lowest spurs of Mt. Ida, men of substance, who drink the limpid waters of the Aesepus, and are of Trojan blood -- these were led by Pandarus son of Lycaon, whom

    The Iliad

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  • See definition at telea.

    November 30, 2011