family Satyridae


family Satyridae
noun
a widely distributed family of butterflies common near the edges of woods
Syn: ↑Satyridae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Lepidoptera, ↑order Lepidoptera
Member Meronyms: ↑ringlet, ↑ringlet butterfly

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  • Satyridae — noun a widely distributed family of butterflies common near the edges of woods • Syn: ↑family Satyridae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Lepidoptera, ↑order Lepidoptera • Member …   Useful english dictionary

  • arthropod family — noun any of the arthropods • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑Phalangiidae, ↑family Phalangiidae, ↑Argiopidae, ↑family Argiopidae, ↑orb weaver, ↑Theridiidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lepidoptera — noun moths and butterflies • Syn: ↑order Lepidoptera • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Insecta, ↑class Insecta, ↑Hexapoda, ↑class Hexapoda …   Useful english dictionary

  • order Lepidoptera — noun moths and butterflies • Syn: ↑Lepidoptera • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Insecta, ↑class Insecta, ↑Hexapoda, ↑class Hexapoda …   Useful english dictionary

  • satyrid — sa·tyr·id (sāʹtər ĭd, sătʹər , sə tīʹrĭd) n. A butterfly of the family Satyridae, including the satyrs and wood nymphs. adj. Of or belonging to the Satyridae.   [From New Latin Satyridae, family name, from Satyrus, type genus, from Latin satyrus …   Universalium

  • ringlet butterfly — noun any of various butterflies belonging to the family Satyridae • Syn: ↑ringlet • Hypernyms: ↑butterfly • Member Holonyms: ↑Satyridae, ↑family Satyridae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Satyrinae — Taxobox name = Satyrinae image width = 220px image caption = Speckled wood, Pararge aegeria regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Lepidoptera unranked familia = Rhopalocera superfamilia = Papilionoidea familia =… …   Wikipedia

  • Coenonympha oedippus — False Ringlet Conservation status Near Threatened ( …   Wikipedia

  • Nymphalidae — Dryadula phaetusa Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • satyrid — noun Etymology: New Latin Satyridae, ultimately from Greek satyros Date: 1901 any of a family (Satyridae) of usually brown or gray butterflies that feed on grasses as larvae, typically have eyespots on the wings, and have one or more forewing… …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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