Avicula

A`vic´u`la


n.1.(Zool.) A genus of marine bivalves, having a pearly interior, allied to the pearl oyster; - so called from a supposed resemblance of the typical species to a bird.
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Caracterizacao das fases larval e adulta de Dirphia avicula (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) em folhas de Eucalyptus urophylla.