Limenitis arthemis


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Related to Limenitis arthemis: White Admiral Butterfly
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Noun1.Limenitis arthemis - North American butterfly with blue-black wings crossed by a broad white bandLimenitis arthemis - North American butterfly with blue-black wings crossed by a broad white band
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 Limenitis, Limenitis - mainly dark northern butterflies with white wing bars
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* 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.