Definition of Genus limenitis

1. Noun. Mainly dark northern butterflies with white wing bars.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Limenitis

genus Leucocytozoon
genus Leucogenes
genus Leucothoe
genus Levisticum
genus Lewisia
genus Leycesteria
genus Leymus
genus Liatris
genus Libocedrus
genus Lichanura
genus Ligularia
genus Ligustrum
genus Lilium
genus Limanda
genus Limax
genus Limenitis
genus Limnobium
genus Limnocryptes
genus Limnodromus
genus Limonium
genus Limosa
genus Limulus
genus Linanthus
genus Linaria
genus Lindera
genus Lindheimera
genus Linnaea
genus Linum
genus Liomys
genus Liopelma

Literary usage of Genus limenitis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Hand-book to the Order Lepidoptera by William Forsell Kirby (1896)
"genus limenitis. Limenitis, Fabricius in Illiger, Mag. Insekt., vi., p. 281 (1807) ; Westw., Gen. Diurn. Lepid., p. 274 (1850) ; Schatz, Exot. ..."

2. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1875)
"_ _ __ bands almost broken into spots." And far away, in the 2nd Stirps, Litn- nades, is a third species of this genus Limenitis, namely, ..."

3. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1882)
"Turning now to the familiar genus Limenitis, we find it numerously represented in the northern hemisphere, but almost totally absent from South America and ..."

4. The Canadian Record of Science by Natural History Society of Montreal (1902)
"... but also loses every trace of tawny or fulvous coloring, becoming a dark blue butterfly with a striking resemblance to the genus Limenitis. ..."

5. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1915)
"... invaders from the Old World, quite isolated and out of place in the New, while the genus Limenitis is an ancestral element in the North American fauna. ..."

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