butterfly

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common copper butterfly of central and eastern North America American copper , Lycaena hypophlaeas
butterfly fish of the genus Pomacanthus angelfish
nymphalid butterfly having angular notches on the outer edges of the forewings anglewing
large European butterfly the male of which has wings shaded with purple Apatura iris , purple emperor
North American butterfly with blue-black wings crossed by a broad white band banded purple , Limenitis arthemis , white admiral
phenomenon whereby a small change at one place in a complex system can have large effects elsewhere, e.g., a butterfly flapping its wings in Rio de Janeiro might change the weather in Chicago butterfly effect
white butterfly whose larvae (cabbageworms) feed on cabbage cabbage butterfly
toxic green larva of a cabbage butterfly cabbageworm , Pieris rapae
furry wormlike larva of a butterfly or moth caterpillar
wormlike and often brightly colored and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth caterpillar
butterfly fishes Chaetodontidae , family Chaetodontidae
pupa of a moth or butterfly enclosed in a cocoon chrysalis
butterfly in cocoon chrysalis , pupa
anglewing butterfly with a comma-shaped mark on the underside of each hind wing comma , comma butterfly , Polygonia comma
large tropical butterfly with degenerate forelegs and an unpleasant taste danaid , danaid butterfly
large migratory American butterfly having deep orange wings with black and white markings; the larvae feed on milkweed Danaus plexippus , milkweed butterfly , monarch , monarch butterfly
large richly colored butterfly emperor , emperor butterfly
leguminous plants whose flowers have butterfly-shaped corollas; commonly included in the family Leguminosae family Papilionacea , Papilionaceae
butterfly with brownish wings marked with black and silver fritillary
butterfly rays genus Gymnura , Gymnura
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