Ascalaphus


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Ascalaphus

turned into an owl by Demeter. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 37]

Ascalaphus

Hadean gardener; informs on Persephone, learning of her potential departure. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 33]
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Ascalaphus and Ialmenus, sons of Mars, led the people that dwelt in Aspledon and Orchomenus the realm of Minyas.
For example, Callimormus juventus, Conga chydaea and Quinta cannae were caught only during the dry season, whereas Panoquina evadnes, Rhinthon osca and Staphylus ascalaphus were collected only during the rainy season.
vibex, Poanes zabulon, Buzyges rolla, Cymaenes odilia trebius and Cobalopsis nero), and only a few need to be killed for genitalic analysis (Papias dictys, Papias subcostulata, Mnasitheus spp., Bolla brennus and Staphylus ascalaphus).
The presence of owls along the foothills, e.g., the Desert or Pharaoh Eagle Owl Bubo ascalaphus, may be one reason why our lizards retired to their burrows before dark (see below, "Diurnal schedule").
They are: Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata), Dugong (Dugong dugon), Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus), Caracal (Caracal caracal), Arabian Oryx (Oryx leucoryx), Houbara Bustard (Chlamydotis undulata), Mountain Gazelle (Gazella gazelle cora), Saker Falcon (Falco cherrug), Pharaoh Eagle-owl (Bubo ascalaphus), Sand Cat (Felis margarita), Arabian Sand Gecko (Stenodactylus arabicus) and the Blanford's Fox (Vulpes cana).
The 'Jewels of the UAE' initiative focuses on 12 iconic species found in the country, which include the Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata), Dugong (Dugong dugon), Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterusroseus), Caracal (Caracal caracal), Arabian Oryx (Oryx leucoryx), Houbara Bustard (Chlamydotis undulata), Mountain Gazelle (Gazella gazelle cora), Saker Falcon (Falco cherrug), Pharaoh Eagle-owl (Bubo ascalaphus), Sand Cat (Felis margarita), Arabian Sand Gecko (Stenodactylus arabicus) and the Blanford's Fox (Vulpes cana) .
In a speech glossed by Chapman as "of purpose to incense Mars Scoptice," Hera then provokes the war god by praising him for bearing so patiently the death of his son Ascalaphus, a wartime casualty of "Jove's high grace to Troy." In so doing, Hera manages to enrage Ares as well as to provoke the ire of Poseidon, who according to Chapman's marginal note at line 173 becomes "incenst with Jupiter" when Iris delivers a message from Zeus warning the sea-god not to "vaunt equalitie" with his elder brother, whose "powre is farre superior" to his own.
The large desert horned owl (Bubo ascalaphus) and similar forms or local forms of the eagle owl (B.
For instance, in the cast of avian characters at the start of the poem, only one is male, Ascalaphus, at one time "el parlero / minstro de Pluton" (53-54) "Pluto's loose-tongued minister" (Peden 54), who has been turned into an owl by Persephone for betraying her.
Some are retributive, particularly those by which the wrongdoer is translated into her or his excess: Lycaon becomes his rapacity in the body of a wolf; Ascalaphus becomes a screech owl, the embodiment of his inability to maintain discreet silence; the Sibyl, avid for long years of life, becomes those years as her body and all but her voice disintegrate in time.
DonnACopyrightes sur le rACopyrightgime alimentaire du Grand-duc ascalaphe Bubo bubo ascalaphus en milieu steppique (Ain Ouessera AlgACopyrightrie).
The crevices in the rocks are important roosts for naked-bellied tomb bats (Taphozous nudiventris), and the site is a well-known nesting site for the Pharaoh Eagle Owl (Bubo ascalaphus) and a haven for other wildlife, As such, it would be an ideal site for also receiving protection as a small nature reserve.