Definition of Polygonia comma

1. Noun. Anglewing butterfly with a comma-shaped mark on the underside of each hind wing.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polygonia Comma

Polyergus
Polyergus rufescens
Polyfilla
Polygala
Polygala alba
Polygala lutea
Polygala paucifolia
Polygala senega
Polygala vulgaris
Polygalaceae
Polygonales
Polygonatum
Polygonatum biflorum
Polygonatum commutatum
Polygonia
Polygonia comma
Polygonum aubertii
Polygonum fagopyrum
Polygonum orientale
Polyhymnia
Polyhymnian
Polymastigina
Polymonium caeruleum van-bruntiae
Polymox
Polynemidae
Polynesia
Polynesian
Polynesian arrowroot
Polynesian tattler
Polynesians

Literary usage of Polygonia comma

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Butterflies of the Eastern United States and Canada: With Special by Samuel Hubbard Scudder, William Morris Davis, Charles William Woodworth, Leland Ossian Howard, Charles Valentine Riley, Samuel Wendell Williston (1889)
"NY, 114-116 (1859). Figured by Glover, 111. NA Lep., pi. 92, fig.17; p]. 95, figs. 21,22; pi.0, fig. 10, ined. polygonia comma ..."

2. Butterflies: Their Structure, Changes and Life-histories, with Special by Samuel Hubbard Scudder (1881)
"... under surface of nettle-leaves a hanging column of from three to nine glistening eggs of the Orange Comma (polygonia comma) placed end to end [Fig. 83]. ..."

3. A Manual on the Study of Insects by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1895)
"The Hop-merchant, polygonia comma (P. com'ma). —As in the preceding species, the silvery mark of the hind wings is in the form of aC or aG (PI. VI, Fig. ..."

4. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1914)
"36 (2()6a) polygonia comma var. dryas Edw. Common; it was very numerous in this vicinity during the first week of July, 191.1; June 2J. July 6. ..."

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