Definition of Argynnis
1. Noun. Fritillaries.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Nymphalidae, Nymphalidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Argynnis
Literary usage of Argynnis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1908)
"Argynnis ASTARTE, DOUBL.-HEW. I3Y HENRY SKINNER, MD, PHILADELPHIA. ... One of the insects we were most anxious to obtain was Argynnis astarte, described in ..."
2. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
"... and Argynnis pales, WV) found at the ... Knock., which was very common as far as Krasnojarsk, was also found there. Argynnis ..."
3. Bibliographia zoologica by Concilium Bibliographicum (1898)
"Notes on the Genus Argynnis whilst alive in the Imago State. ... The larger Species of Argynnis and the Mystery of their Life History. ..."
4. Every-day Butterflies: A Group of Biographies by Samuel Hubbard Scudder (1899)
"In eastern America the range of this butterfly is much the same as that of Argynnis cybele; but whereas cybele prevails in the south and is scarce in the ..."
5. The Butterflies of the Eastern United States and Canada: With Special by Samuel Hubbard Scudder, William Morris Davis, Charles William Woodworth, Leland Ossian Howard, Charles Valentine Riley, Samuel Wendell Williston (1889)
"I may venture the remark that the geographic distribution of the genus Argynnis seems exactly parallel to that of the Viola, and not only in occupying the ..."