Zygaena meaning

A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Zygaeninae — the burnet moths.
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A taxonomic genus within the family SphyrnidaeSphyrna - the hammerhead sharks.
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Origin of zygaena

  • From greek "zýgaina" = hammerhead shark: name used by Aristotle in the second book (chap XI.11) of his History of Animals. Remark also that "zygòn" = yoke, which can directly account for the name "zýgaina" because of its head's shape

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