cantharus


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cantharus

A fountain or basin in the atrium or courtyard before ancient and some Oriental churches, where persons could wash before entering the church.
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Expresamos nuestro reconocimiento al doctor Dimitri Gutierrez, Jefe del Laboratorio de Bentos Marino del Instituto del Mar del Peru por habernos proporcionado un ejemplar de Sthenorytis turbinus y el matrial de Cantharus shaskyi.
cantharus, Baillon's wrasse (Symphodus bailloni), and axillary wrasse (S.
Taxonomy, distribution, and characters of Pre Oligocene members of the Cantharus group of Pisaniinae (Neogastropoda: Buccinoidea).
Estas especies son: Cantharus pallidus, Fusinus dupetittouarsi, Ficus ventricosa, Hexaplex brassica, Harpa conoidalis y Arca pacifica.
These species ate: Cantharus pallidus, Fusinus dupetittouarsi, Ficus ventricosa, Hexaplex brassica, Harpa conoidalis and Arca pacifica.
20 haec ego procurare et idoneus imperor et non invitus, ne turpe total, ne sordida mappa corruget nares, ne non et cantharus et lanx ostendat tibi te, ne fidos inter amicos sit qui dicta fores eliminet, ut coeat par 25 iungaturque pari.
The association of Torquatus's genus with super-correct military behaviour enables Horace to explore another avenue of humour here and in lines 22-3: the hearth-stone is glistening (splendet focus), the household-utensils are clean (munda supellex); Horace will ensure that the linen will not make Torquatus wrinkle-up his nose in disgust (ne turpe toral, ne sordida mappa / corruget nares), and that Torquatus will be able to see his face in the plates and drinking-vessels (ne non et cantharus et lanx / ostendat tibi te ...).
Length-weight Relationships and Reproduction of Three Coastal Sparidae (Diplodus Cervinus Cervinus, Boops boops, and Spondylliosoma Cantharus) of the Eastern Coast of Algeria, Global Change: Mankind-Marine Environment Interactions, Proceedings of the 13th French-Japanese Oceanography Symposium, pp: 367-369.
[14.] Goncalves JMS (2000) Biologica Pesqueirae Dinamica Populacionalde Diplodus vulgaris (Geoffr) e Spondylio soma cantharus (L) (Pisces, Sparidae) na costa Sudoeste de Portugal.
TABLE 1 Abundance (ind./[m.sup.2]) and vertical distribution of species Gastropod species SL UI MI LI Astraea unguis (Wood, 1828) 1.8 Bursa corrugata corrugata (Perry, 1811) 1.8 Calyptraea spirata (Forbes, 1852) 1.8 Cantharus elegans (Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834) 2.7 Cantharus sanguinolentus (Duclos, 1833) 3.1 * Columbella fuscata Sowerby, 1832 13.4 96.4 Columbella sp.
Homalocantha oxyacantha (Broderip 1833), Cantharus gemmatus (Reeve 1846), Conus fergusoni Sowerby 1873 y H.