anglewing


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Noun1.anglewing - nymphalid butterfly having angular notches on the outer edges of the forewingsanglewing - nymphalid butterfly having angular notches on the outer edges of the forewings
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
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The Hattiesburg team, all members of the Pine Woods Audubon Society and more experienced in identifying birds than butterflies, had to consult frequently with Team Captain David Cimprich to confirm the sighting of an unusual Anglewing or to distinguish between the small, brownish Skippers named for their fast, skipping flight but known more familiarly by frustrated team members as LBJs (Little Brown Jobs).