The Butterflies of New England: With Original Descriptions of One Hundred and Six Species, Accompanied by an Appendix Containing Descriptions of One Hundred Additional Species (Google eBook)

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C. J. Maynard, 1891 - Butterflies - 78 pages
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Page 76 - ... interspaces, and the ninth is above the submedian. The last three are somewhat irregularly convex on the inner side, but less so on the outer. Hind wings without spots, but with a yellow washing along the outer margin. Underside deep brown, like the upper, but brighter, the outer portion of both wings pearly gray, with a patch of the same color on the middle of the costa of the hind wings, and a white crescent below it, and the same scales sprinkled along the inner margin and the faint streaks...
Page 74 - Hind wings, with a yellowish orange patch in the middle, consisting of a broad band beyond the cell, not reaching either margin, and a small spot in the cell.
Page 76 - M. yuccae, in having more yellow at base of wing, the female having the yellow spots in and above the cell of fore wing, connected in a continuous row with those below.

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