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  • n. Plural form of hindwing.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The orange color on the hindwings is visible thru the gap between the forewings.

    Train station lepidopteran: Apantesis

  • But in the Andes they have a broad splash of yellow across their hindwings and solid patches of orange on their forewings.

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  • Its large forewings are glossy black and hindwings bright yellow with a black margin making it 'hard to miss' when in flight.

    Kottu

  • Another large and strong-flying butterfly of rich colours, having distinctive eye-spots, like those on a peacock's tail feathers, on the tips of its forewings and hindwings, which have evolved to startle or confuse predators. stinging nettles.

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  • BugGuide hasn't much information on the species, and indicates of the genus: "small geometers with banded brown forewings and plain whitish hindwings.

    What's That Bug?

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