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ADJ   purplish | more purplish | most purplish
SYNO purple | purplish | violet
paarsachtig {adj}purplish
lila-achtig {adj}light purplish
purperglansvogel {de} [Galbula chalcothorax]
purplish jacamar
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Usage Examples English
  • The dorsum of "P. madurensis" is iridescent purplish brown. The ventrals and the scales in the two adjoining rows on both sides are white in the center, with purplish brown borders.
  • The caterpillar is olive green. Its thoracic and posterior segments are purplish brown. It is known to feed on "Myrtus" species. The pupa is greenish but speckled with purplish brown.
  • The wingspan is 9–10 mm. The forewings are purplish fuscous with grey-ochreous markings. The hindwings are purplish grey with a dark-fuscous subbasal shade.
  • The wingspan is 12–15 mm. The forewings are dark fuscous, with purplish-bronzy reflections. The hindwings are dark fuscous, faintly purplish-tinged.
  • The forewings are white, sparsely strigulated with faint transverse purplish striga (lines).
  • Adults are dark purplish, the forewings with a silvery white fringe. The hindwings are purplish cupreous.
  • The forewings are deep yellow-ochreous, sprinkled rather dark purplish-fuscous and with some purplish-fuscous suffusion towards the dorsum anteriorly.
  • The forewings are orange yellow with a purplish-fuscous antemedial line and base of the costa.
  • The forewings are dark purple or purplish fuscous with scattered groups of scales.
  • The forewings are purplish to cupreous brown, but more than half of the basal area is yellowish white. The hindwings are yellowish white, but purplish along the margin.
  • The wingspan is about 24 mm. The forewings are pale purplish grey-brown. There is a yellowish-white crossline with a dark brown border. The hindwings are greyish white with a purplish lustre.
  • The forewings are pale yellow, irrorated (speckled) with purplish-brown.
  • Its head is purplish black. Antenna fuscous. Basal half of antennae with white rings.
  • The ground colour of the forewings is purplish red, scattered with blackish scales and yellow spots and lines.
  • The forewings are dark, dull purplish-fuscous grey with faint bluish and purplish reflections.
  • The forewing ground colour is bright reddish orange, broadly edged with shining blackish brown with greenish and purplish reflections.
  • The wingspan is about [...]. The forewings are deep purplish brown. The hindwings are deep smoky with a faint purplish tinge. Adults have been recorded on wing from February to July.
  • Forewings golden brown, becoming lighter golden towards dorsum anteriorly; a bright shining silvery fascia beyond middle, preceded by a dark purplish-fuscous suffusion, apical area beyond this dark purplish fuscous.
  • Forewing purplish grey or purplish fuscous with a leaden gloss; costal area at middle ochreous, merged with the bluntly triangular orbicular stigma: cell, a submedian basal blotch, and costal spot before apex purplish black; claviform stigma minute; reniform large, the lower lobe purplish; hindwing ochreous whitish, in female with the termen broadly fuscous.
  • Forewings ochreous-yellow; costa anteriorly narrowly, posteriorly broadly suffused with dark purplish-fuscous; termen suffused with dark purplish-fuscous; a dark fuscous tornal dot.
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