from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A butterfly of the family Satyridae, including the satyrs and wood nymphs.
- adj. Of or belonging to the Satyridae.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any butterfly of the family Satyridae
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of the lepidopterous subfamily Satyrinæ.
- Having the characters of or belonging to the subfamily Satyrinæ.
Examples of endemic invertebrates are the dragonfly Teinobasis malawiensis, which is known only from montane streams in northern Malawi, the Kitulo-endemic satyrid butterfly Neocoenyra petersi, and a further three butterflies confined to the Nyika Plateau.
For example, there are about 30 species of satyrid butterflies in the genus Calisto that are endemic to Hispaniola.
In situ development of a satyrid butterfly on calcareous grassland exposed to elevated carbon dioxide.
Goverde et al. (2002) raised larvae of the satyrid butterfly (Coenonympha pamphilus