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Gulf Fritillary
2005-09-08 10:18:28

The Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae) is a striking, bright orange butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It was formerly classified in a separate family, the Heliconiidae or longwing butterflies. Like other longwings it does have long, rather narrow wings in comparison with other butterflies. It is not closely related to the true fritillaries. It is a medium to large butterfly, with a wingspan...

Heliconiinae
2005-07-13 08:53:12

The Heliconiinae or Heliconians are a subfamily of butterflies. They are found mostly in the tropical Americas. The species broadcast their toxicity with strong warning colors. Species include Isabella's Heliconian Zebra Heliconian or Zebra Longwing

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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.