: a large genus of small butterflies (family Nymphalidae) that are usually fulvous with black markings

Word History


New Latin, probably from Greek phykion seaweed, rouge (from phykos seaweed) + New Latin -odes

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“Phyciodes.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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