Definition of map butterfly in English:

map butterfly

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  • A butterfly that has cream or brown wings crossed by narrow contrasting lines.
    • Genera Cyrestis and Araschnia, subfamily Nymphalinae, family Nymphalidae
    More example sentences
    • Members of the same genotype, these two Map butterflies differ so radically that they have been described as separate species.
    • The Map Butterflies got their name because of the underside of their wings which resemble somewhat a map.

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