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the second, posterior, or metathoracic wing of an insect.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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The eye spots are usually round to slightly oval and are well-developed on the fore wing as well as on the
Upper side of
yellowish white with a broad blackish brown outer marginal band.
Although there are distinctive white veins on the underside of the
that can be seen on resting butterflies.
can provide some key identification features.
The forewing has a faint brown bar, while the
has marginal dots.
The wings are transparent with amber tinting at the base of the
There is a line of white dots across the underside of the
, which may join to form a nearly solid white line.
The eyespots are usually round to slightly oval and are well-developed on the fore wing as well as on the
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