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Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An American hesperiid butterfly, Pholisora catullus, widespread in the United States. Its larvæ live on Chenopodium.

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Examples

  • Flowering plants also attract butterflies such as the Mojave sooty-wing (Pholisora libya), and the widely distributed painted lady (Vanessa cardui).

    Mojave desert

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