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Hummingbird hawk-moth

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The hummingbird hawk-moth (Macroglossum stellatarum) is a species of moth. [1]

41 relations: Alps, Buddleja, Carl Linnaeus, Caucasus, Centranthus, Centranthus ruber, Convergent evolution, Echium, English Channel, Epilobium, Europe, Galium, Hemaris, Honeysuckle, Hummingbird, Hummingbird hawk-moth, Instar, Jasmine, Larva, Moth, Muséum de Toulouse, Nicotiana, Normandy landings, Old World, Omen, Phlox, Primula, Proboscis, Pupa, Rubia, Rubiaceae, Sepal, Stachys, Stellaria, Syringa, The Journal of Experimental Biology, Verbena, Viola (plant), Woodland edge, World War II, 10th edition of Systema Naturae.


The Alps (Alpes; Alpen; Alpi; Alps; Alpe) are the highest and most extensive mountain range system that lies entirely in Europe,The Caucasus Mountains are higher, and the Urals longer, but both lie partly in Asia.

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Buddleja, or Buddleia (also historically given as Buddlea), commonly known as the butterfly bush, is a genus comprising over 140 species of flowering plants endemic to Asia, Africa, and the Americas.

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Carl Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von LinnéBlunt (2004), p. 171.

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The Caucasus or Caucasia is a region located at the border of Europe and Asia, situated between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea and occupied by Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia.

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Centranthus is a flowering plant genus comprising herbs and subshrubs native to Southern Europe.

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Centranthus ruber

Centranthus ruber, also called red valerian, spur valerian, kiss-me-quick, fox's brush, Devil's Beard and Jupiter's beard, is a popular garden plant grown for its ornamental flowers.

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Convergent evolution

Convergent evolution is the independent evolution of similar features in species of different lineages.

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Echium is a genus of 60 species of flowering plant in the family Boraginaceae.

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English Channel

The English Channel (la Manche, "The Sleeve"; Ärmelkanal, "Sleeve Channel"; Mor Breizh, "Sea of Brittany"; Mor Bretannek, "Sea of Brittany"), also called simply the Channel, is the body of water that separates southern England from northern France and links the southern part of the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.

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Epilobium is a genus of flowering plants in the family Onagraceae, containing about 197 species.

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Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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Galium is a large genus of annual and perennial herbaceous plants in the family Rubiaceae, occurring in the temperate zones of both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.

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Hemaris is a genus of sphinx moths in the subfamily Macroglossinae, which is native to the Holarctic.

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Honeysuckles (Lonicera,; syn. Caprifolium Mill.) are arching shrubs or twining vines in the family Caprifoliaceae, native to the Northern Hemisphere.

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Hummingbirds are birds from the Americas that constitute the family Trochilidae.

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Hummingbird hawk-moth

The hummingbird hawk-moth (Macroglossum stellatarum) is a species of moth.

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An instar (from the Latin "form", "likeness") is a developmental stage of arthropods, such as insects, between each moult (ecdysis), until sexual maturity is reached.

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Jasmine (taxonomic name Jasminum) is a genus of shrubs and vines in the olive family (Oleaceae).

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A larva (plural: larvae) is a distinct juvenile form many animals undergo before metamorphosis into adults.

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Moths comprise a group of insects related to butterflies, belonging to the order Lepidoptera.

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Muséum de Toulouse

The Muséum de Toulouse, Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de la ville de Toulouse (abbreviation: MHNT) is a museum of natural history in Toulouse, France.

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Nicotiana is a genus of herbaceous plants and shrubs of the family Solanaceae, that is indigenous to the Americas, Australia, south west Africa and the South Pacific.

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Normandy landings

The Normandy landings were the landing operations on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II.

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Old World

The term "Old World" is used in the West to refer to Africa, Asia and Europe (Afro-Eurasia or the World Island), regarded collectively as the part of the world known to its population before contact with the Americas and Oceania (the "New World").

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An omen (also called portent or presage) is a phenomenon that is believed to foretell the future, often signifying the advent of change.

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Phlox (Greek φλόξ "flame"; plural "phlox" or "phloxes", Greek φλόγες phlóges) is a genus of 67 species of perennial and annual plants in the family Polemoniaceae.

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Primula is a genus of mainly herbaceous flowering plants in the family Primulaceae.

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A proboscis is an elongated appendage from the head of an animal, either a vertebrate or an invertebrate.

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A pupa (pūpa, "doll"; plural: pūpae) is the life stage of some insects undergoing transformation between immature and mature stages.

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Rubia is a genus of flowering plants in the Rubiaceae family.

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The Rubiaceae are a family of flowering plants, commonly known as the coffee, madder, or bedstraw family.

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A sepal is a part of the flower of angiosperms (flowering plants).

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Stachys is one of the largest genera in the flowering plant family Lamiaceae.

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Stellaria is a genus of about 90-120 species flowering plants in the family Caryophyllaceae, with a cosmopolitan distribution.

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Syringa (lilac) is a genus of 12 currently recognized species of flowering woody plants in the olive family (Oleaceae), native to woodland and scrub from southeastern Europe to eastern Asia, and widely and commonly cultivated in temperate areas elsewhere.

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The Journal of Experimental Biology

The Journal of Experimental Biology is a peer-reviewed scientific journal in the field of comparative physiology and integrative biology.

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Verbena (vervain) is a genus in the family Verbenaceae.

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Viola (plant)

Viola (and) is a genus of flowering plants in the violet family Violaceae.

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Woodland edge

A woodland edge or forest edge is the transition zone (ecotone) from an area of woodland or forest to fields or other open spaces.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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10th edition of Systema Naturae

The 10th edition of Systema Naturae is a book written by Carl Linnaeus and published in two volumes in 1758 and 1759, which marks the starting point of zoological nomenclature.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hummingbird_hawk-moth

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