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  Cecropia and the Church of Antichrist in Sir Philip Sidney's 'New Arcadia
Cecropia's intrigues against the Arcadian monarch refer in all probability to the widespread belief that the papacy plotted against Protestant sovereigns such as Queen Elizabeth.
Cecropia's garden of sensual pleasures replaces the central fold, or church, that true believers enter through the door of Christ but into which the thieves and robbers of the Parable of the Good Shepherd attempt to climb through another entrance.
He observes that, because Cecropia endeavors to "reestablish Amphialus' claims to the throne" by marrying him off to one of Basilius's daughters, "she stands forth in a grotesque way as one of the romance's principal advocates of marriage" (pp.
geocities.com /winderkampf/sid2.htm   (6062 words)

 The Cecropia Moth
Cecropias are not found past the Rockies going west, the closely related Glover's Silk Moth is located there.
Cecropia larva are gregarious in 1st and 2nd instars, and solitary in 3rd thru 5th instars.
Cecropia larva are not always easy to raise, they sometimes get a bacterial disease, if one of them gets it, you should separate it from the rest immediately, or it is likely they will all get it and die.
www.geocities.com /mothman15/cecropia.htm   (726 words)

 NatureWorks - Cecropia Moth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The cecropia caterpillar is about four inches in length and is greenish-blue and it has two rows of red, yellow, and blue spiny tubercles on its body.
The cecropia moth is found east of the Rocky Mountains in the United States and southern Canada.
The female cecropia moth lays rows of eggs on both sides on a leaf on a tree or shrub.
www.nhptv.org /Natureworks/cecropiamoth.htm   (199 words)

 Cecropia Moth
Cecropia moths are often referred to as silkworm moths.
Cecropia moths tend to emerge in mid morning from relatively large cocoons and have little trouble slipping through the loose valves in both the inner and outer cocoons.
Males cecropia moths have been marked and are known to have flown over seven miles in search of the wind-born female pheromone scent plume.
www.ivyhall.district96.k12.il.us /4th/kkhp/1insects/cecropia.html   (1126 words)

 Cecropia Silkmoth (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Since Cecropia moths are noted for being difficult to rear successfully indoors in the larger stages, I am going to sleeve them on a pear tree outdoors after they change to their second or third instar.
Because cecropia caterpillars can have difficulty with indoor rearing, I am putting all but one of the nine remaining larvae into a sleeve on the pear tree outside.
Cecropia moths are strictly univoltine, meaning that they only have one full generation per year.
www.wormspit.com.cob-web.org:8888 /cecropia.htm   (1319 words)

 Cecropia Moth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The cecropia moth caterpillar is the largest larva found in Iowa and is commonly seen in late summer throughout the state.
Along the rest of the length of the body are two rows of yellow spikes and two rows of light blue spikes.
The cecropia caterpillars feed on a wide variety of trees and shrubs, including wild cherry, plum, maple, willow, boxelder, apple, crabapple, lilac, walnut, elm, birch and poplar.
www.ipm.iastate.edu /ipm/iiin/node/132/print   (428 words)

 Cecropia Moth
Strikingly beautiful, Cecropia moths are our largest lepidoptera reaching wingspans of 6" or more.
I first encountered Cecropias in the spring of 1996 - I had taught a class on butterflies at 4-H Horticulture Days.
I had requests for some Cecropias for specimens when a really big beautiful male emerged.
www.oznet.ksu.edu /johnson/hort/Butterfly/CecropiaMoth.htm   (462 words)

 The Costs and Benefits of the Cecropia-Azteca-Coccidae Symbiosis
Though Cecropia exhibits numerous apparent adaptations that encourage this symbiosis, there has been long-standing debate over whether or not the ants exploit their host tree, thereby rendering the relationship between ants and plant a parasitism.
As an example, Cecropia is capable of surviving and reproducing without Azteca, yet the ants are obligate mutualists to the tree.
The Coccids suck phloem from Cecropia throughout the day and the honeydew produced by the Coccids may be an important source of carbohydrates for adult Azteca workers (Carroll and Janzen 1973).
www.colostate.edu /Depts/Entomology/courses/en507/papers_2001/logue.htm   (3307 words)

 Cecropia as a food resource for bats in French Guiana and the significance of fruit structure in seed dispersal and ...
Cecropia as a food resource for bats in French Guiana and the significance of fruit structure in seed dispersal and longevity -- Lobova et al.
Cecropia (Cecropiaceae) is a Neotropical genus of pioneer plants.
Holthuijzen A. Boerboom 1982 The Cecropia seedbank in the Surinam lowland rain forest.
www.amjbot.org /cgi/content/full/90/3/388   (6221 words)

 Cecropia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cecropia is a genus of about 25 species of trees in the nettle family Cecropiaceae.
They are native to tropical South and Central America, where they form one of the most recognisable components of the rainforest, easily identified by their large, circular palmately lobed leaves about 30-40 cm diameter, deeply divided into 7-11 lobes.
Cecropia species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including Hypercompe icasia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cecropia   (189 words)

Cecropia palmata is dioecious and has leaves that are deep divided while peltata's leaves go only a third of the way in.
The latex of the cecropia leaves is used against warts, calluses and venereal diseases.
The leaves of both cecropia palmata and peltata are used against: albumin in the urine and have a good effect on the urinary passages, bladder and kidney disorders.
www.tropilab.com /cecrop-pal.html   (259 words)

 indoor rearing of cecropia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Trying to find cecropia ova in the wild would be much like looking for a needle in a haystack, but I have found them in groups of 4-5 on the underside of elderberry leaves in areas of high cecropia populations (Secaucus, New Jersey, 1960).
Cecropia cocoons are huge compared to those of lunas, ios, polyphemus, prometheas, etc. and they are usually affixed length wise to and near the base of host shrubs or neighboring plants.
Perhaps the cecropia larvae, which never had to move far for food, were also responding to a bit of conditioning.
www.insectcompany.com /silkmoth/kcecrev.htm   (2822 words)

 Gamasutra - Features - "Fluttering Off the Beaten Path - Cecropia Tries Game, 2D Animation 'Interactive Film' ...
Another possible risk and benefit for Cecropia is its decision to go with an original IP for this 'mass market'-aimed title.
Cecropia is not yet showing a playable demo or even specifying a target platform for their work, and Khudari is helpful, but still somewhat elusive in defining the concept behind Cecropia's games: "In general, it is an approach to synthesizing storytelling with videogames.
So it seems that Cecropia, like the moth it's named after, is flitting along a singular, if guarded and oblique path - the company has not yet officially announced a publisher for its launch title, but indicate it will be released during 2005.
www.gamasutra.com /features/20041201/sheffield_01.shtml   (2142 words)

 Floridata: Cecropia peltata
Cecropia peltata is native to Central America, northern South America, and the Caribbean, and it has naturalized in parts of Africa.
In the wild, the seeds are dispersed by bats and birds.
Cecropias are widely planted for tropical landscape effects.
www.floridata.com /ref/C/cecr_pel.cfm   (626 words)

 Database Entry: Embauba - Cecropia palmata - Embauba - Cecropia peltata - Embauba - Cecropia obtusifolia - Embauba - ...
The symbiotic relationship with the ants is thought to protect the tree from leaf-eating insects.
Cecropia trees (nearly 100 tropical species in South and Latin America) are propagated by the many small fruit seeds they produce - bats, monkeys, and birds eat the succulent fruit and disperse the seeds in their droppings.
Often, it can form dense stands of trees that choke the growth of other plants anywhere that the canopy is disturbed.
www.rain-tree.com /cecropia.htm   (2126 words)

 Hyalophora cecropia and euryalus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Cecropia is found in eastern North America and Euryalus is found mostly on the west coast.
Their ranges do not overlap but there is another species, Columbia gloveri that inhabits the mountain states with some overlap with both the other ranges.
When cecropia and euryalus are artificially brought together it is possible to obtain hybrids like the one in the image above.
butterflies.aa6g.org /Butterflies/Moths/hyalophora.html   (74 words)

 Scaling of stem and crown in eight Cecropia (Cecropiaceae) species of Brazil -- Sposito and Santos 88 (5): 939 -- ...
This is the case for Cecropia ulei and C.
1992 Demography and allometry of Cecropia obtusifolia, a neotropical pioneer tree—an evaluation of the climax-pioneer paradigm for tropical rain forests.
Davis, R. 1970 Seasonal differences in internodal lengths in Cecropia trees; a suggested method for measurement of past growth in height.
www.amjbot.org /cgi/content/full/88/5/939   (4692 words)

 Pest Diagnostic Clinic, Factsheet on Cecropia Moth
The cecropia moth, Hyalophora cecropia, is the largest of the giant silkworm moths native to Ontario, having a wing spread of 10 to 15.5 cm.
The cecropia larva (caterpillar) reaches a length of 10 cm.
If you are interested in watching the development of the cecropia moth, place a caterpillar in a box or cage in August.
www.uoguelph.ca /pdc/Factsheets/Insect/Cecropia_Moth.htm   (322 words)

 Cindy Sagers, Ph. D. - Mutualism
Cecropia pel tata L. (Cecropiaceae) trees are abundant in Trinidad's Northern Range and are frequently associated with Azteca ants.
Associations between Cecropia and its ant visitors are highly irregular among islands of the eastern Caribbean.
These approaches are especially well-suited for the study of Cecropia in the Eastern Caribbean since the taxonomy of the group and the linear arrangement of the islands suggest a very simple colonization route.
www.uark.edu /ua/csagers/research/mutualism.php   (948 words)

 Cecropia Moth - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Cecropia Moth - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta
Cecropia Moth, common name for a large American silkworm moth.
Cecropia, the largest moth native to the eastern United States, has a wingspan of 15...
au.encarta.msn.com /Cecropia_Moth.html   (116 words)

 What the Cecropia Tree Looks Like   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The cecropia tree is an umbrella shaped tree with a hollow trunk.
There are glands at the stem of the leaf that hold syrup for the mealy bugs.
The cecropia tree can only live up to about 80 years before dying.
www.asij.ac.jp /elementary/projects/3-s/rainweb/cecropialook.htm   (81 words)

 InsectNet.com Forum - The Decline of Hyalophora cecropia ?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
May 29, 1987 in Guilford, New York was a night where I attracted 19 cecropias to a fllight/calling female combo.
Yet, cecropia are still to be found in great numbers in many states and provinces (healthy populations here on Prince Edward Island, Canada and in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick) and in pockets throughout New England and the east coast.
I recently got a report from Texas where one caged female cecropia called in a large number of potential mates while another calling female only a quarter mile away failed to call in a single male.
www.insectnet.com /dcforum/DCForumID1/433.html   (715 words)

 Cloudbridge Project in Costa Rica: Cecropia Trees of the Cloud Forest
The cecropia is well adapted to succeeding in cleared areas, whether the disturbance is natural or human.
Many Cecropias are called myrmecophytes, plants that have a relationship with ants.
The stems of the trees are largely hollow and provide a space for the ants to live and raise their young.
cloudbridge.org /cecropia.htm   (424 words)

 Cecropia Moth - Life Cycle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Cecropia moths are referred to as silkworm moths.
However, because a cecropia moth is colorful as well as large, when you do see one for the first time you will remember it forever!
In northern Minnesota, the cecropia moths emerge from their cocoons during the first occurrence of hot humid weather in late May or early June.
www.geocities.com /RainForest/5479   (706 words)

 Hyalophora cecropia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The cecropia moth is one of the largest moths found in North America.
As a result, the lifespan for an adult Cecropia moth is generally only 7 to 10 days in the wild, perhaps a little longer or shorter, depending on how much movement the moth makes.
Squirrels have also been known to consume the pupae of polyphemus moths, decreasing the population greatly.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cecropia_moth   (650 words)

 Cecropia moth, MU Extension
Cecropia moth caterpillars (Hyalophora cecropia) are present from May to August.
Full-grown cecropia moth caterpillars are 3 to 4 inches long.
The most distinguishing feature of this caterpillar is the prominent "knobs" arising from the pea-green body.
muextension.missouri.edu /explore/wildthing/cecropiamoth.htm   (342 words)

 Cecropia obtusifolia (Cecropiaceae) - HEAR species info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Information on Cecropia obtusifolia as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).
Nomenclatural information about Cecropia obtusifolia is provided by ITIS.
Copyright-free images of (or related to) Cecropia obtusifolia (Cecropiaceae) (guarumo, trumpet tree) by Forest and Kim Starr (USGS) are presented online.
www.hear.org /species/cecropia_obtusifolia   (331 words)

 Lynn Scott's Hyalophora cecropia image
Hyalophora cecropia, commonly called the Cecropia Moth or Robin Moth, is one of about 10 species of Saturniidae recorded from the Ottawa area (J.D. Lafontaine, pers.
Hyalophora cecropia has dark flish brown wings with red, white and beige markings.
According to Handfield (1999), the larvae of Hyalophora cecropia have been reported to feed on many different trees and shrubs, especially maple, but also ash, elm, apple, willow, birch, poplar, lilac and many others.
www.acleris.com /dls/07767.html   (271 words)

 Cecropia spp.
These reactions are caused by the leaves and by the ants residing in the trees.
Cecropia peltata is used by some Honduran farmers to aid animals during birthing.
It is given during labor to speed up the birthing process and after labor so that the placenta is quickly expelled.
www.ansci.cornell.edu /plants/medicinal/cecrop.html   (322 words)

 Gamasutra - 'Filmgame' Firm Cecropia Adds To Advisory Board
Distinctly alternative game development studio Cecropia, which Gamasutra profiled exclusively back in December 2004, have announced that industry veterans Ken Fedesna and Andrew Miller have joined the company's Advisory Board, in order to help guide Cecropia's launch of its first “filmgame”, The Act.
Cecropia itself was established in 2001 by Omar Khudari, co-founder of the game developer Papyrus Design Group (Grand Prix Legends).
The Cecropia team is comprised of veterans of Walt Disney Feature Animation, Pixar, DreamWorks and Blue Sky and video gaming industry veterans from Papyrus Design Group, Sierra On-line, Hasbro Interactive and Atari.
www.gamasutra.com /php-bin/news_index.php?story=9150   (585 words)

 The Men of Greek Mythology
He was the King of Athens, and the arbitrator in the fight between Athena and Poseidon (see the The Naming of Athens).
He decided in Athena's favor, and the capital of the city was named Cecropia in his honor.
Cheiron, or Chiron, was the King of the Centaurs, and unlike the rest of his race was known for his wisdom, kindness, and his extensive knowledge of healing.
www.paleothea.com /Men.html   (3760 words)

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