HyperDic: nymphalidae

English > 1 sense of the word Nymphalidae:
NOUNanimalNymphalidae, family Nymphalidaelarge beautifully colored butterflies
English > Nymphalidae: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaninglarge beautifully colored butterflies.
Synonymfamily Nymphalidae
Member ofLepidoptera, order Lepidopteramoths and butterflies
MembersApatura, genus Apaturalarge Old World butterflies
Argynnis, genus Argynnisfritillaries
Inachis, genus InachisA genus of Nymphalidae
Limenitis, genus Limenitismainly dark northern butterflies with white wing bars
Nymphalis, genus Nymphalistype genus of the Nymphalidae
Polygonia, genus Polygoniacomma butterflies
Spyeria, genus Spyeriafritillaries
Vanessa, genus Vanessapainted beauty and red admiral
nymphalid, nymphalid butterfly, 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
Broaderarthropod familyAny of the arthropods

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