Nymphalidae


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Related to Nymphalidae: nymphalid butterfly, Heliconiinae
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Noun1.Nymphalidae - large beautifully colored butterflies
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Lepidoptera, order Lepidoptera - moths and butterflies
brush-footed butterfly, four-footed butterfly, nymphalid, nymphalid butterfly - medium to large butterflies found worldwide typically having brightly colored wings and much-reduced nonfunctional forelegs carried folded on the breast
genus Nymphalis, Nymphalis - type genus of the Nymphalidae: mourning cloak butterflies
genus Vanessa, Vanessa - painted beauty and red admiral
genus Limenitis, Limenitis - mainly dark northern butterflies with white wing bars
genus Polygonia, Polygonia - comma butterflies
genus Spyeria, Spyeria - fritillaries
Argynnis, genus Argynnis - fritillaries
Apatura, genus Apatura - large Old World butterflies
genus Inachis, Inachis - a genus of Nymphalidae
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In Borneo, members of the shade-loving family Nymphalidae (Satyrinae and Morphinae) were absent in the logged forest, highlighting the importance of heterogeneity of habitat for conservation of the community (Willott et al.
An introduction summarizes the history of research on the two subfamilies of Nymphalidae in Asia, Danainae and Amathusiinae, and reviews facts on diversity and biogeography, adult morphological characteristics, genitalia, habitat, behavior, and life cycle.
The most common insect families visiting the inflorescences are: Apidae, Cantharidae, Halictidae, Hesperiidae, Nymphalidae, Pieridae, and Syrphidae (Scott, 2005).
This easy-to-use handbook references some 700 species in five families of butterflies found around the world: Papilionidae, the swallowtails; Pieridae, the whites and sulfurs; Nymphalidae, brush-footed butterflies; Lycaenidae, coppers, hair-streaks, and blues; and Riodinidae, metalmarks.
Comparison of development and growth of nettle-feeding larvae of Nymphalidae (Lepidoptera) under constant and alternating temperature regimes.
Acraeidae, Heliconiidae et Nymphalidae de Pelotas e seus arredores (Contribuicao ao conhecimento da fisiografia do Rio Grande do Sul).