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Achlya (s) (noun) (no pl)
1. A genus of water molds included in the class Oomycetes: Achlya encompasses many plant pathogens, among them Achlya klebsiana and Achlya conspicua.
2. A genus of the order Saprolegniales: It is interesting to know that some fungus-like organisms of the genus Achlya can grow on certain fish and insects.
3. A genus of moths of the subfamily Thyatirinae of the Drepanidae: One interesting species of the Achlya is the month Achlya flavicornis which was first described in Systema Naturae by Carl Linnaeus in 1758.
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