Cynosura


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Cynosura

Idaean nymph; nursed the infant Zeus. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 74]
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Five year patterns of emergence in Tetragoneuria cynosura and Gomphus exilis (Odonata).
Callicore ines es una especie que pertenece por su diseno ventral de patron alar al grupo VII de Callicore cynosura e incluye las especies mas grandes del genero: C.
In 2011, North founded the strategic communications consultancy Cynosura Communications.
According to the Phaenomena, the Great Bear is named Helice, and the Small Bear is Cynosura. Ursa Major is "clear and easy to identify," while Ursa Minor is "slight" but a "better guide to sailors for it revolves entirely in a smaller circle." Thales of Miletus was said to have introduced Cynosura from Phoenicia in the 6th century BC to the Greeks, who had relied on Ursa Major to navigate the Mediterranean.
Cynosura means "dog's tail." There's nothing ursine about that, but when Cynosura reached the Hellenic world, it was transformed into a bear.
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For example, Kormondy & Gower (1965) found Epitheca cynosura to be semivoltine (bivoltine) in Pennsylvania, while Benke & Benke (1975) found the same species to be a univoltine spring species in South Carolina.
Fish predation, cannibalism, and the larval development in the dragonfly Epitheca cynosura. Canadian Journal of Zoology 75:687-696.
I evaluated the feeding biases of fish and dragonfly predators characteristic of each lake type in the laboratory: Aeshna mutata dragonflies from dragonfly lakes, and bluegill sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus) and Epitheca cynosura dragonflies from fish lakes.
Effects of temperature and photoperiod on larval development in Tetragoneuria cynosura (Odonata: Libellulidae).
Fish mediated alternative life-history strategies in the dragonfly Epitheca cynosura. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 10:271-279.
To assess the consequences of cannibalism for population numbers and size structure in the dragonfly Epitheca cynosura, we manipulated three primary factors reputed to influence cannibalism rates: density, size, and food (Fox 1975b).