lepidopterology


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lep·i·dop·ter·y

 (lĕp′ĭ-dŏp′tə-rē) also lep·i·dop·ter·ol·o·gy (-tə-rŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of entomology that deals with lepidopterans.

lep′i·dop′ter·ist n.

lepidopterology

(ˌlɛpɪˌdɒptəˈrɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Zoology) the study of butterflies and moths

lep•i•dop•ter•ol•o•gy

(ˌlɛp ɪˌdɒp təˈrɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the branch of zoology dealing with butterflies and moths.
[1895–1900]
lep`i•dop`ter•o•log′i•cal (-tər əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
lep`i•dop′ter•ist, n.

lepidopterology

a branch of zoology that studies butterflies and moths. — lepidopterist, n.
See also: Butterflies
the branch of entomology that studies butterflies. — lepidopterologist, lepidopterist, n.
See also: Zoology
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lepidopterology - the branch of entomology dealing with Lepidoptera
bugology, entomology - the branch of zoology that studies insects
Translations
Lepidopterologie
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The collected specimens were processed using standard techniques in lepidopterology.
A general but succinct panorama is presented of the lepidopterology in Mexico during the 20th century and in particular of Papilionoidea based on bibliographic sources, unpublished data and information captured in the data base "TaxMexXX".