Limenitis


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Related to Limenitis: Limenitis arthemis, white admiral
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Noun1.Limenitis - mainly dark northern butterflies with white wing barsLimenitis - mainly dark northern butterflies with white wing bars
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Nymphalidae, Nymphalidae - large beautifully colored butterflies
Limenitis camilla, white admiral - Eurasian butterfly with brown wings and white markings
banded purple, Limenitis arthemis, white admiral - North American butterfly with blue-black wings crossed by a broad white band
Limenitis astyanax, red-spotted purple - similar to the banded purple but with red spots on underwing surfaces
Limenitis archippus, viceroy - showy American butterfly resembling the monarch but smaller
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Inter-specific hybridization involving Limenitis archippus and its congeneric species (Nymphalidae).
En ellos describieron pocos taxones, tales como: Opsiphanes singularis, Papilio critobolus, Agrias rodriguezi, Pedaliodes maria, Eueides asidia, Panara elegans, Chlosyne rosita, Pereute charops nigricans, Itaballia calydonia centralis, Prepona omphale y Limenitis bredowii guatemalensis (Weymer 1907, Ehrmann 1919, Schaus 1918, 1920, Hall 1924, Joicey & Talbot 1928).