HyperDic: nymphalid_butterfly

English > 1 sense of the expression nymphalid butterfly:
NOUNanimalnymphalid butterfly, nymphalid, brush-footed butterfly, four-footed butterflymedium to large butterflies found worldwide / worldwide typically having brightly colored wings and much-reduced nonfunctional forelegs carried folded on the breast
English > nymphalid butterfly: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningMedium to large butterflies found worldwide / worldwide typically having brightly colored wings and much-reduced nonfunctional forelegs carried folded on the breast.
Synonymsnymphalid, brush-footed butterfly, four-footed butterfly
Member ofNymphalidae, family Nymphalidaelarge beautifully colored butterflies
NarroweradmiralAny of several brightly colored butterflies
anglewingnymphalid butterfly having angular notches on the outer edges of the forewings
banded purple, white admiral, Limenitis arthemisNorth American butterfly with blue-black wings crossed by a broad white band
comma, comma butterfly, Polygonia commaanglewing butterfly with a comma-shaped mark on the underside of each hind wing
emperor butterfly, emperorlarge richly colored butterfly
fritillarybutterfly with brownish wings marked with black and silver
mourning cloak, mourning cloak butterfly, Camberwell beauty, Nymphalis antiopaOf temperate regions
painted beauty, Vanessa virginiensisAmerican butterfly having dark brown wings with white and golden orange spots
peacock, peacock butterfly, Inachis ioEuropean butterfly having reddish-brown wings each marked with a purple eyespot
red-spotted purple, Limenitis astyanaxSimilar to the banded purple but with red spots on underwing surfaces
red admiral, Vanessa atalantaOf temperate Europe and Asia
tortoiseshell, tortoiseshell butterflybrilliantly colored
viceroy, Limenitis archippusshowy American butterfly resembling the monarch but smaller
white admiral, Limenitis camillaEurasian butterfly with brown wings and white markings
Broaderbutterflydiurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings
Spanishnymphalid
Catalannymphalid

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