comma butterfly

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comma butterfly

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(Animals) an orange-brown European vanessid butterfly, Polygonia c-album, with a white comma-shaped mark on the underside of each hind wing
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Noun1.comma butterfly - anglewing butterfly with a comma-shaped mark on the underside of each hind wingcomma butterfly - anglewing butterfly with a comma-shaped mark on the underside of each hind wing
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 Polygonia, Polygonia - comma butterflies