Xuthus


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Xu·thus

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

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.
In searching GenBank, homologs of BmARM-like protein were found in many insects, including Papilio xuthus (KPI94899.
Coexpression of two visual pigments in a photoreceptor causes an abnormally broad spectral sensitivity in the eye of the butterfly Papilio xuthus.
Egg maturation in laboratory-reared female of the swallowtail butherfly, Papilio xuthus L.
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.
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.
Wing color pattern as the releaser of mating behavior in the swallowtail butterfly, Papilio xuthus L.
The Delphic oracle states that Ion is the son of Xuthus.
Apollo tells Xuthus that the first person he sees after leaving the temple will be his child, and, of course, the first person is Ion.