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but·ter·fly

(bŭt'er-flī),
1. Any structure or apparatus shaped like a butterfly with outstretched wings.
2. A scaling erythematous lesion on each cheek, joined by a narrow band across the nose; seen in lupus erythematosus and seborrheic dermatitis. Synonym(s): butterfly eruption, butterfly patch, butterfly rash

butterfly

(bŭt′ər-flī′)
n.
Any of numerous insects of the order Lepidoptera, having four broad, usually colorful wings, and generally distinguished from the moths by having a slender body and knobbed antennae and being active during the day.
tr.v. butter·flied, butter·flying, butter·flies
To cut and spread open and flat, as shrimp.

but·ter·fly

(bŭt'ĕr-flī)
1. Any structure or apparatus resembling in shape a butterfly with outstretched wings.
2. A scaling erythematous lesion on each cheek, joined by a narrow band across the nose; seen in lupus erythematosus and seborrheic dermatitis.

butterfly

a diurnal insect of the order LEPIDOPTERA, which possesses clubbed antennae.
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Descriptions of new species of Rhopalocera from Central and South America.
000 ejemplares, y una sistematizacion electronica de las publicaciones que se refieren a Mexico (mas de 1500) respecto a Rhopalocera.
Estructura y composicion de la comunidad de Lepidopteros Rhopalocera en un gradiente altitudinal en la Reserva Natural el Pangan, Narino.
First reports on the lycaenid fauna of Turkey date back to the 1830s when Albert Kindermann started a comprehensive survey on Turkish Rhopalocera covering the provinces of Istanbul and Bursa (Hesselbarth et al.
Preliminary list of Rhopalocera (continued): Lycaenidae, Pieridae, Papilionidae, Hesperidae.
2001), al examinar detenidamente los rhopalocera de la region, ellas forman parte de la biota trasandina que abarca parte de la fauna centroamericana, la del Choco y el noroccidente de Ecuador (ver CALLAGHAN, 1985), no obstante algunas especies como Paradulcedo mimica (R.
Este documento presenta una lista preliminar de las especies de Rhopalocera reportadas durante las pesquisas y los resultados obtenidos tras lograr criar algunas de las mismas en el area de estudio, convirtiendose en informacion base relevante para la conservacion de la lepidopterofauna en el Paramo del Tablazo y en general para la Sabana de Bogota.
The singular morphology of the proboscis is related to the feeding habits of adult Lepidoptera and the substrates on which they feed and is evident in both Rhopalocera (Glossata) and Heterocera (MOLLEMAN et al, 2005, 2010; KRENN, 2010; ZENKER et al, 2010).
Identificacion preliminar de los Rhopalocera que habitan el Centro Experimental Amazonico (CEA), Mocoa-Putumayo, y algunas especies aptas para criar en cautiverio (Ins.