genus Limenitis


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Noun1.genus Limenitis - mainly dark northern butterflies with white wing barsgenus Limenitis - 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