Limenitis astyanax
Ursula Ur"su*la, n. (Zo["o]l.) A beautiful North American butterfly ({Basilarchia astyanax} syn. {Limenitis astyanax}). Its wings are nearly black with red and blue spots and blotches. Called also {red-spotted purple}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Limenitis astyanax — noun similar to the banded purple but with red spots on underwing surfaces • Syn: ↑red spotted purple • Hypernyms: ↑nymphalid, ↑nymphalid butterfly, ↑brush footed butterfly, ↑four footed butterfly • Member Holonyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Limenitis — noun mainly dark northern butterflies with white wing bars • Syn: ↑genus Limenitis • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Nymphalidae, ↑family Nymphalidae • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Limenitis arthemis astyanax — Limenitis arthemis astyanax …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Limenitis arthemis — Taxobox name = Limenitis arthemis image width = 250px image caption = Red spotted Purple ( Limenitis arthemis astyanax ) status = NE status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Lepidoptera unranked… …   Wikipedia

  • Limenitis — Limenitis …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Limenitis — Taxobox name = Limenitis image width = 240px image caption = Southern White Admiral, Limenitis reducta regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Lepidoptera zoodivisio = Rhopalocera superfamilia = Papilionoidea familia =… …   Wikipedia

  • genus Limenitis — noun mainly dark northern butterflies with white wing bars • Syn: ↑Limenitis • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Nymphalidae, ↑family Nymphalidae • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Basilarchia astyanax — Ursula Ur su*la, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A beautiful North American butterfly ({Basilarchia astyanax} syn. {Limenitis astyanax}). Its wings are nearly black with red and blue spots and blotches. Called also {red spotted purple}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • БАБОЧКИ ДНЕВНЫЕ — обширная группа насекомых, характеризующихся наличием двух пар относительно крупных крыльев, покрытых чешуйками (плоскими щетинками). Вместе с ночными бабочками входят в отряд чешуекрылых, или Lepidoptera (от греч. lepid чешуйка, pteron крыло).… …   Энциклопедия Кольера

  • brush-footed butterfly — noun medium to large butterflies found worldwide typically having brightly colored wings and much reduced nonfunctional forelegs carried folded on the breast • Syn: ↑nymphalid, ↑nymphalid butterfly, ↑four footed butterfly • Hypernyms: ↑butterfly… …   Useful english dictionary

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