from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical genus of Paphiidæ.


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  • We now believe a submission we originally identified as Antheraea mylitta is actually Antheraea paphia.

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  • Antheraea paphia from India, not Antheraea yamamai or Antheraea mylitta

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  • Greek Name of Aphrodite in Cyrus; Of Paphos, an epithet of Venus.

    July 11, 2008