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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
Kids' favourite John finally snapped when a rare Owl Butterfly tried to muscle in on his morning snack.
The rare Owl Butterfly is among the biggest on show and had been attracting large crowds when the attack happened on Easter Monday.
THIS is the moment sex-starved iguana John snapped and decided to have his rare Owl butterfly housemate for breakfast.
The rare Owl Butterfly was one of several sharing the enclosure.
The owl butterfly for example will only eat banana plants.
An owl butterfly perches on Gena Eierman's nose at the San Diego Wild Animal Park's Hidden Jungle habitat.
In Spanish and English, it says that they're raising insects such as the owl butterfly at left.
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.
A few days ago, an owl butterfly laid this tiny striped egg (above) on a leaf.