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genus

Tigers
Danaus Kluk, 1780

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - Insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Nymphalidae - brushfoots

Scientific synonyms

Anosia Hübner, 1816
Danaida Latreille, 1804
Danais Latreille, 1807
Danaomorpha Kremky, 1925
Diogas d'Almeida, 1938
Festivus Crotch, 1872
Limnas Hübner, 1806
Nasuma Moore, 1883
Panlymnas Bryk, 1937
Salatura Moore, 1880

Other names

= Milkweeds
= Monarchs
= Queens

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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 12

species Danais petilia (Stoll, 1790) - Lesser Wanderer
species Danaus affinis (Fabricius, 1775) - Malay Tiger
species Danaus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Plain Tiger

Danaus chrysippus - Plain Tiger

species Danaus cleophile (Godart, 1819) - Jamaican Monarch
species Danaus dorippus (Klug, 1845) - Dorippus Tiger
species Danaus eresimus (Cramer, 1777) - Soldier
species Danaus erippus (Cramer, 1775) - Southern Monarch

Danaus erippus - Southern Monarch

species Danaus genutia (Cramer, 1779) - Common Tiger

Danaus genutia - Common Tiger

species Danaus gilippus (Cramer, 1775) - Queen

Danaus gilippus - Queen

species Danaus ismare (Cramer, 1780) - Ismare Tiger
species Danaus melanippus (Cramer, 1777) - White Tiger

Danaus melanippus - White Tiger

species Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Monarch

Danaus plexippus - Monarch


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