Definition of Limenitis

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




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Limenitis

Limbu
Limburg
Limburgan
Limburger
Limburger cheese
Limburgian
Limburgic
Limburgish
Lime disease spirochete
Limehouse
Limehousing
Limeira
Limenean
Limeneans
Limenitis
Limenitis archippus
Limenitis arthemis
Limenitis astyanax
Limenitis camilla
Limerick
Limerickman
Limerickmen
Limeyland
Limnatis nilotica
Limnobium
Limnocryptes
Limnocryptes minima
Limnodium spongia
Limnodromus

Literary usage of Limenitis

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1. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the by Edward Doubleday (1844)
"limenitis ? a. Java. Presented by the Hon. East India Company. b. Java. ... Nepaul. Presented by Gen. Th. Hardwicke. b. Java. limenitis ..."

2. A Hand-book to the Order Lepidoptera by William Forsell Kirby (1896)
"limenitis, Fabricius in Illiger, Mag. Insekt., vi., p. ... limenitis is at present a very ill-defined genus, and is used to include a number of species from ..."

3. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation by James William Tutt, Malcolm Burr (1890)
"... limenitis SIBYLLA IN HEREFORDSHIRE.—I have been asked to record the occurrence of this butterfly in Herefordshire, as it appears to be a new county ..."

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