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
References in periodicals archive ?
Balogh, "Interspecific hybridization involving Limenitis archippus and its congeneric species (Nymphalidae)," Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, vol.
The monarch and viceroy butterflies (Limenitis archippus) are textbook examples of mimicry.
Other species with the same known behavior are Vanessa c-album (l.), Limenitis camilla (Scudder), Argynnis pandora Schiff., Apatura iris (l.), Satyrus sp.
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).
* The scientific name of the "Red-spotted Purple" (page 69) is technically Limenitis arthemis astyanax.
While not as plentiful at my place in 2003 as other years, I also had a few black swallowtails (Papilio polyxenes--see The 2003 Prairie Garden, p.87), wood nymphs (several species), alfalfa butterflies (Colias eurytheme), white admirals (Limenitis arthemis) and red admirals (Vanessa atalanta), and American painted ladies (V.