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1911 encyclopedia

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Proper noun


  1. (Greek mythology): One of the Dioscuri, son of Tyndarus and Leda, brother of Castor.
  2. (astronomy): A star in the constellation Gemini; beta (β) Geminorum.

See also


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From Wikispecies


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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Subclassis: Acari
Ordo: Acariformes
Subordo: Prostigmata
Cohort: Parasitengona
Subcohort: Erythraeina
Superfamilia: Erythraeoidea
Familia: Erythraeidae
Subfamilia: Balaustiinae
Genus: Pollux
Species: P. cristatus - P. kovalamicus - P. workandae
[list of species after Beron (2008)]


Pollux Southcott, 1961



Type species


cited sources

  • Beron, P. 2008: Acarorum catalogus I. Acariformes: Calyptostomatoidea (Calyptostomatidae), Erythraeoidea (Smarididae, Erythraeidae). Pensoft Publishers and the National Museum of Natural History, Sofia Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
  • Southcott, R.V. 1961: Studies on the systematics and biology of the Erythraeoidea (Acarina), with a critical revision of the genera and subfamilies. Australian journal of zoology, 9: 367-610. doi: 10.1071/ZO9610367

additional references

  • Haitlinger, R. 2002: Pollux kovalamicus sp. nov. (Acari: Prostigmata: Erythraeidae) from India. Systematic and applied acarology, 7: 173-175. Abstract


Bible wiki

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the "Dioscuri", two heroes of Greek and Roman mythology. Their figures were probably painted or sculptured on the prow of the ship which Luke refers to (Acts 28:11). They were regarded as the tutelary divinities of sailors. They appeared in the heavens as the constellation Gemini.

This entry includes text from Easton's Bible Dictionary, 1897.

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