Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of map butterfly in English:
A butterfly that has cream or brown wings crossed by narrow contrasting lines.
- Genera Cyrestis and Araschnia, subfamily Nymphalinae, family Nymphalidae
- 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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