Meaning of HELICONIIDAE in English


ˌheləkəˈnīəˌdē noun plural

Usage: capitalized

Etymology: New Latin, from Heliconius, type genus + -idae

in some classifications : a family of chiefly tropical American butterflies with long fore wings and small rounded hind wings that is commonly included in the family Nymphalidae

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