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crepuscular

(krē-pŭs′kū-lăr) [L. crepusculum, twilight]
Pert. to twilight; used to describe a twilight mental state.

crepuscular

pertaining to organisms which are active in the twilight hours.

crepuscular

active at twilight or just before dawn; said of animals or birds.
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Thus, the aim of this study was to identify and establish the influence of climatic elements associated with the crepuscular period on Culicidae community in an Atlantic Forest fragment in southern Brazil.
barbara) fue predominantemente diurno (74% de los registros), pero con actividad crepuscular apreciable (18.
Of the remaining categories of scent compounds, sesquiterpenes contributed a slightly higher proportion to scent emission at 0700-0900, monoterpenes increased at crepuscular and nocturnal times, and nitrogenous compounds were slightly more prevalent around 1400-1600.
Toshishun, atonito, miro hacia abajo temerosamente, pero lo unico que se observaba alla, en el fondo de la luz crepuscular, eran las montanas azules.
Numerous other studies have shown a similar crepuscular pattern.
This crepuscular half-night sky transforms into a dragonfly highway and
In "Afternoon Feeding," like most of the landscapes, the figures and their environment are bathed in a supernatural kind of sallow, crepuscular light.
The crepuscular dawn where form breaks away from its historic alignment to meaning and searches for new relations, newer grounds, new ways of looking, seeing, painting and experiencing.
Look for special twilight glows and shadows in the sky: Earth's shadow, crepuscular rays, the "purple light," and noctilucent clouds (see www.
Hobbled by a declining legacy of mining and heavy industry, the town has a resigned and crepuscular air as it attempts to redefine itself for the post-industrial era.
Snow leopards are crepuscular, being most active at dawn and dusk they are known for being extremely secretive and well camouflaged.