Definition of Nymphalis

1. Noun. Type genus of the Nymphalidae: mourning cloak butterflies.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nymphalis

Nyepis
Nyhan
Nyiha
Nyingma
Nyiragongo
Nyiramba
Nyiregyháza
Nylonkong
Nymphaea alba
Nymphaea caerulea
Nymphaea lotus
Nymphaea odorata
Nymphaea stellata
Nymphaeaceae
Nymphalidae
Nymphalis (current term)
Nymphalis antiopa
Nymphicus
Nymphicus hollandicus
Nynorsk
Nypa
Nyquist frequency
Nyquist rate
Nyssa
Nyssa aquatica
Nyssa sylvatica
Nyssaceae
Nystan
Nysten's law
Nyunga

Literary usage of Nymphalis

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1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization: Arranged in by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1832)
"The genus Nymphalis we illustrate with the following species, viz. ... The second species is named Nymphalis Thamyris. The four wings above are of a velvety ..."

2. Handbook of Zoology by Jan van der Hoeven (1856)
"Nymphalis LATE. (With addition of other genera) ... Here belong Nymphalis la L., SEPP, ibid. Tab. ..."

3. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1867)
"3, 4) Mr. Hewitson has described and figured a new Butterfly under the name of Nymphalis Caledonia (incorrectly printed caly(fonia). ..."

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