Crepuscŭlum

Crepuscŭlum, Dämmerung, s.d.; daher Crepuscularia (Abendfalter), Abtheilung der Schmetterlinge, fliegen in der Dämmerung, sitzen am Tage ruhig, mit horizontal hinten auseinander stehenden, dunkelgefärbten, schmalen Vorderflügeln u. noch schmäleren u. kleineren Hinterflügeln mit Haltern, Körper dick, gedrungen, Raupen 16füßig; hierher gehört die Familie der Sphingidae (Schwärmer) u. Zygaenidae (Widderchen).


Pierer's Lexicon. 1857–1865.

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