Definition of Genus Argynnis
1. Noun. Fritillaries.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Nymphalidae, Nymphalidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Argynnis
Literary usage of Genus Argynnis
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1. A Hand-book to the Order Lepidoptera by William Forsell Kirby (1896)
"THE LARGE SILVER-MARKED FRITILLARIES. genus Argynnis. ... The genus Argynnis is peculiar to the Northern Hemisphere, ..."
2. The Butterfly Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Butterflies of by William Jacob Holland (1902)
"It is distinguished from the species of the genus Argynnis by the form of the wings and by the open cell of the secondaries. ..."
3. The Butterfly Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Butterflies of by William Jacob Holland (1898)
"... on the one hand and to the genus Argynnis on the other. ... palpi of the genus Argynnis. It is distinguished from the species of the genus ..."
4. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1899)
"That is just what the author thought, and why the paper was not called, or thought to be, a Revision of the genus Argynnis. When first written, it was to be ..."
5. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman (1890)
"This pattern in its simplest form is seen in the genus Argynnis, and in a more highly specialised and decorative condition in the genera Pyra- meis, ..."
6. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1845)
"Read also the conclusion of Mr. Doubleday's " Remarks on the genus Argynnis of the ' Encyclopedic ..."