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n.1.(Zool.) A large American bombycid moth (Callosamia promethea). Its larva feeds on the sassafras, wild cherry, and other trees, and suspends its cocoon from a branch by a silken band.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford has also confirmed that they're currently working on the game that the fans want them to focus on which could heavily lean toward to ( "Borderlands 3." No official reveal about "Borderlands 3" has been shown yet, but "Battleborn" held an easter egg that the next "Borderlands" game would be set in "Promethea," which is full of unearthed alien technology.
Though the new research featured two deaf moth species, Antherina suraka and Callosamia promethea, it's possible some species can both hear approaching bats and hide themselves using sound-absorbing fur.
"Prometeo en femenino: Usos del elemento clasico en Promethea de Alan Moore." MA diss., Universidad Autonoma de Madrid.
Like all writers, Alan Moore sometimes reflects on the art of writing, and in Promethea he has created a work dedicated to the imagination.
Cixous's important work The Book of Promethea (14) contains the elements that make it significant to the content of the Song and the positioning of my engagement with the Song as a radical encounter.
Thus, my discovery that female Callosamia promethea, the promethea moth, mate multiple times was unexpected.
Effects of hydrolyzable and condensed tannin on growth and development of polyphagous Lepidoptera: Spodoptera eridania and Callosamia promethea. Oecologia 69:225-230.
Effects of hydrolyzable and condensed tannin on growth and development of two species of polyphagous lepidoptera: Spodoptera eridania and Callosamia promethea. Oecologia (Berlin) 69: 225-230.
Helene Cixous writes this desirous intersection in The Book of Promethea, where subjectivity resists even its own determination, where the two narrators "H" and "I" constantly slip and miss the mark of Promethea, whose story they wish to tell.
In books such as Le Livre de Promethea (1983; The Book of Promethea ), she reinterpreted myths and the mythic past and analyzed the representations of women in Western culture.
As Cixous writes in her own Book of Promethea, "In the end,