Xuthus


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Xu·thus

 (zo͞o′thəs)
n. Greek Mythology
The ancestor of the Ionian Greeks.
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Xuthus

(ˈzuːθəs)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a son of Hellen, regarded as an ancestor of the Ionian Greeks through his son Ion
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Hellen had three sons, Dorus, Xuthus, and Aeolus, parents of the Dorian, Ionic and Aeolian races, and the offspring of these was then detailed.
Characterization of a new insect cell line that is derived from the neonate larvae of Papilio xuthus (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae) and its susceptibility to AcNPV.
Identification of amine receptors from a swallowtail butterfly, Papilio xuthus L.: cloning and mRNA localization in foreleg chemosensory organ for recognition of host plants.
In searching GenBank, homologs of BmARM-like protein were found in many insects, including Papilio xuthus (KPI94899.1), Papilio Machaon (XP_014368349.1), Amyelois transitella (XP_013191284.1), Plutella xylostella (XP_011560493.1), Danaus plexippus (EHJ73656.1), Operophtera brumata (KOB71817.1), Athalia rosae (XP_012263420.1), Aedes aegypti (XP_001650042.1), Culex quinquefasciatus (XP_001843480.1), Anopheles gambiae (XP_319205.3), Anopheles sinensis (KFB52334.1), and Habropoda laboriosa (KOC68595.1).
Coexpression of two visual pigments in a photoreceptor causes an abnormally broad spectral sensitivity in the eye of the butterfly Papilio xuthus. J.
Three PPO genes were also identified in the swallowtail butterfly, Papilio xuthus (Figure 4) [55].
Backup sensors for awkward body parts might explain eyespots in Asian swallowtail butterflies (Papilio xuthus).
A preliminary study on population dynamics of the swallowtail butterfly, Papilio xuthus L.
With Xuthus and Creusa visiting the Delphic oracle the human and divine dimensions are represented as opposing and potentially supplementary spheres.
For example, caterpillars of the olethreutid moth Epiblema scudderiana (Rickards et al., 1987), the noctuid moth Sesamia cretica (Grubor-Lajsic et al., 1992), the gelechiid moth (Good et al., 1997) and pupae of the papilionid butterfly Papilio xuthus (Takehara and Asahina, 1960; Shimada, 1988) avoid freezing by supercooling.
JAPANESE scientists have discovered that the male Papilio Xuthus - the Yellow Swallowtail butterfly to you and I - has four eyes on the end of his reproductive organ, so as to accurately locate the female's sexual regions.