Definición de geometrid en inglés:

geometrid

Silabificación: ge·om·e·trid
Pronunciación: /jēˈämətrid
 
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sustantivo

  • A moth of a large family (Geometridae), distinguished by having twiglike caterpillars that move by arching and straightening the body. Also called geometer.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • There aren't very large numbers of macro moths, just a few noctuids, some small pyralids, and a handful of geometrids.
    • Identification of most caterpillars was problematic so ecological groupings were used to create five subgroups: a bract-associated morphospecies, foliage-associated taxa, geometrids, and a lichen-associated morphospecies.
    • All analysis is based on comparison of melanic and nonmelanic forms, without reference to genotype (the melanic forms in the two geometrids are dominant).

Origen

late 19th century: from modern Latin Geometridae (plural), from the genus name Geometra, from Latin geometres (see geometer).

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