[ pˌɛɹɪplˈə͡ʊkə ɡɹˈiːkə], [ pˌɛɹɪplˈəʊkə ɡɹˈiːkə], [ p_ˌɛ_ɹ_ɪ_p_l_ˈəʊ_k_ə ɡ_ɹ_ˈiː_k_ə]
Synonyms for Periploca graeca:
n.• Periploca Graeca
How to use "Periploca graeca" in context?
The genus Periploca Graeca is composed of two single species of heliconiid moths in the family Limoniidae. The genera are distinguished by the males having a deeply concave tegumen, a "turban", which projects forward over the labrum, and a long horn on the clypeus. There is one species in North America, P. oregonensis, and the other, P. limonia, is found in Europe. Limonia is the more widespread of the two, with a distribution across most of Europe and Asia.
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