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caligo

An obsolete term for impaired, reduced or dim vision.

caligo

(kă-lī′gō) [L., darkness]
Dimness of vision.
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Caption: The owl butterfly Caligo martia, sporting eyelike spots on its wings, stars in a new wave of rigorous testing of the longtime belief that the spots evolved as mimics of scary predator eyes.
Kaylen Reeves with a giant owl butterfly eating banana off his nose and (inset, left) Georgina O'Toole making friends with a praying mantis Pictures: Michelle Sperry D30758_3
At Menai Bridge's Pili Palas, it's more of the same - look out for the incredible looking Owl butterfly with patterned wings like an owl's eyes.
Bleak future: Amazoneia needs new homes for its pygmy marmosets; Rare: Owl butterfly Favourite: Iguana; Closed down: Neil Cunningham and Steven Dickie; Threat: Royal python; Exotic: Tree frog
Kids' favourite John finally snapped when a rare Owl Butterfly tried to muscle in on his morning snack.
THIS is the moment sex-starved iguana John snapped and decided to have his rare Owl butterfly housemate for breakfast.
An owl butterfly perches on Gena Eierman's nose at the San Diego Wild Animal Park's Hidden Jungle habitat.
This exhibition by a group of London-based artists, ranges from a painting of an owl butterfly by Mark Fairnington to a line of cotton reels on a string.