Definition of Genus apatura
1. Noun. Large Old World butterflies.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Nymphalidae, Nymphalidae
Member holonyms: Emperor, Emperor Butterfly
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Apatura
Literary usage of Genus apatura
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1. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1883)
"The genus Apatura is too well known to detain us long. It is found in most parts of the world ; and although several of the Indian and South American ..."
2. The Canadian Record of Science by Natural History Society of Montreal (1902)
"... a very striking example of this being found in the genus Apatura, us in Apatura Clyton, where the wings of the female are much fuller and more rounded ..."
3. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1887)
"I am quite satisfied, and was before Mr. Scudder, that our Hackberry butterflies, celtis, clyton, etc., do not belong to the European genus Apatura, ..."