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Monarch
Danaus plexippus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Nymphalidae - brushfoots »  genus Danaus - Tigers »  species Danaus plexippus - Monarch

Scientific synonyms

Danaus menippe americanus Gunder, 1927
Euploea asclepiadis Fabricius, 1938
Danais archippus fumosus Hulst, 1886
Danaus menippe nivosus Gunder, 1927
Danais plexippus pulchra Strecker, 1900

Images

Danaus plexippus plexippus

Author: Ivan Mikšík

Danaus plexippus plexippus

Author: Ivan Mikšík

Danaus plexippus plexippus

Author: Simon Rerucha

Danaus plexippus plexippus

Author: Montgomery, Allen

Danaus plexippus plexippus

Author: Friend, Milton

Danaus plexippus plexippus

Author: Nieminen, Gene

larva

Danaus plexippus plexippus

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Danaus plexippus plexippus

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

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Links and literature

EN ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Danaus plexippus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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