Seasonal dimorphism
Seasonal Sea"son*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to the seasons. [1913 Webster]

2. Occurring or being used in a specific season; as, seasonal items for sale. [1913 Webster]

{Seasonal dimorphism} (Zo["o]l.), the condition of having two distinct varieties which appear at different seasons, as certain species of butterflies in which the spring brood differs from the summer or autumnal brood. [1913 Webster]


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