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adjective as in butterflylike


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Many rare Lepidopterous larv may be obtained by the use of the beating net and by beating foliage over an umbrella.

Some Lepidopterous larv even (Alucita pentadactyla, Callimorpha rosea, &c.) assume the pupa state within their last skin.

The angular lepidopterous ones, however, are more gaily decorated.

Lepidopterous pup, however, are not excluded from the last skin of the larv with this hard covering.

Grape vines are subject to the attacks of many lepidopterous insects.

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