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Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus)
MONARCH BUTTERFLY
Monarch; Wanderer; Danais archippus fumosus Hulst, 1886; Danais plexippus pulchra Strecker, 1900; Danaus menippe americanus Gunder, 1927; Danaus menippe nivosus Gunder, 1927; Euploea asclepiadis Fabricius, 1938; Papilio archippus Fabricius, 1793; Papilio plexippus Linnaeus, 1758; Milkweed; Danaus erippus Cramer, 1775; Danaus archippus Fabricius, 1793

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Danaus plexippus, Monarch, pupa
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Danaus plexippus, Monarch, pupa
Danaus plexippus, Monarch
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Danaus plexippus, Monarch

Danaus plexippus, Monarch female
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Danaus plexippus, Monarch female
Danaus plexippus, Monarch Male
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Danaus plexippus, Monarch Male

Danaus plexippus, Monarch, larva
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Danaus plexippus, Monarch, larva
Danaus plexippus, Monarch, top
© Jim Porter, University of Georgia, 2005-2007 · 3
Danaus plexippus, Monarch, top

Danaus plexippus, Monarch, larvae
© Copyright Michael Lindemann, 2006 · 2
Danaus plexippus, Monarch, larvae
Danaus plexippus, Monarch, bottom
© Jim Porter, University of Georgia, 2005-2007 · 2
Danaus plexippus, Monarch, bottom

Danaus plexippus, larva
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Danaus plexippus, larva
Danaus plexippus, top
© John Pickering, 2004-2017 · 1
Danaus plexippus, top

Danaus plexippus, bottom
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Danaus plexippus, bottom
Danaus plexippus, larva, late-instar
© John Pickering, 2004-2017 · 1
Danaus plexippus, larva, late-instar

Danaus plexippus, larva, mid-instar
© John Pickering, 2004-2017 · 1
Danaus plexippus, larva, mid-instar
Danaus plexippus
© John Pickering, 2004-2017 · 1
Danaus plexippus

Hosts · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Asclepiadaceae  Asclepias incarnata @ I_SIF (1)

Asclepias syriaca @ I_GEK (1)
Asteraceae  Solidago altissima @ I_DJV (7)
Myrtaceae  Eucalyptus globulus @ I_GBP (1)
Verbenaceae  Verbena bonariensis @ I_LKD (2)
_  M Spring @ PN- (1)

Swamp @ I_MLI (1)

butterfly @ I_RDC (1)

caterpillar @ I_RDC (1)

joe pie @ I_JP (1)

swamp milkweed @ I_MLI (2)

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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Arthropoda  
 Class Insecta  
 Order Lepidoptera  
 Family Nymphalidae  
 Genus Danaus  
  Danaus plexippus    (Linnaeus, 1758) 
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Synonyms: Danaus americanus Danaus archippus Danaus curassavicae Danaus disjuncta Danaus fumosus Danaus leucogyne Danaus megalippe Danaus menippe Danaus misippiformis Danaus nigrippus Danaus nivosus details
Citation: Shirozu & Ueda, 1992.- Linnaeus, 1758, Systema Naturae per Regna tria Naturae, ed. 10, 1: 471.
Name Code: 347091
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Number of matches : 107
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Danaus plexippus%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Animal") ORDER BY taxon

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Danaus plexippus
Danaus plexippus
Monarch Butterfly
ID: 0091 3183 0936 0095 [detail]
James T. Johnson
© 2001 California Academy of Sciences

Danaus plexippus
Danaus plexippus
ID: 1335 3153 0214 0091 [detail]
Robert Potts
© 2002 California Academy of Sciences

Danaus plexippus
Danaus plexippus
Monarch Butterfly
ID: 0000 0000 1201 0203 [detail]
© 1997 Lee Dittmann

Danaus plexippus
Danaus plexippus
Monarch Butterfly
ID: 8253 3202 4144 0007 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Danaus plexippus
Danaus plexippus
Monarch Butterfly
ID: 9092 3191 3540 0031 [detail]
T. W. Davies
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Danaus plexippus
Danaus plexippus
Monarch Butterfly
ID: 8253 3202 4144 0005 [detail]
Albert P. Bekker
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Danaus plexippus
Danaus plexippus
Monarch Butterfly
ID: 0091 3183 0935 0085 [detail]
Dr. Lloyd Glenn Ingles
© 2001 California Academy of Sciences

Danaus plexippus
Danaus plexippus
Monarch Butterfly
ID: 1073 3283 1658 0091 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 2002 California Academy of Sciences

Danaus plexippus
Danaus plexippus
Monarch Butterfly
(shown with Asclepias fascicularis )
ID: 0000 0000 1003 0309 [detail]
© 2003 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org

Danaus plexippus
Danaus plexippus
Monarch Butterfly
(shown with Asclepias fascicularis )
ID: 0000 0000 1003 0312 [detail]
© 2003 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org

Danaus plexippus
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
ID: 1348 3162 2867 0077 [detail]
Susan Middleton
© 2003 California Academy of Sciences

Danaus plexippus
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
ID: 1348 3162 2867 0083 [detail]
Charlotte Fiorito
© 2003 California Academy of Sciences

Danaus plexippus
Danaus plexippus
Monarch Butterfly
ID: 0024 3291 2007 0128 [detail]
Jo-Ann Ordano
© 2000 California Academy of Sciences

Danaus plexippus
Danaus plexippus
Monarch Butterfly
ID: 0024 3291 2007 0129 [detail]
Jo-Ann Ordano
© 2000 California Academy of Sciences

Danaus plexippus
Danaus plexippus
Monarch Butterfly
ID: 0091 3183 0936 0094 [detail]
James T. Johnson
© 2001 California Academy of Sciences

Danaus plexippus
Danaus plexippus
Monarch Butterfly
ID: 1073 3283 1658 0063 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 2002 California Academy of Sciences

Danaus plexippus
Danaus plexippus
Monarch Butterfly (larva)
ID: 0000 0000 0803 0601 [detail]
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie

Danaus plexippus
Danaus plexippus
Monarch Butterfly
ID: 0024 3291 2007 0130 [detail]
Jo-Ann Ordano
© 2000 California Academy of Sciences

Danaus plexippus
Danaus plexippus
Monarch Butterfly
(shown with Asclepias fascicularis )
ID: 0000 0000 1003 0311 [detail]
© 2003 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org

Danaus plexippus
Danaus plexippus
Monarch Butterfly
ID: 0091 3182 0754 0084 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 2002 California Academy of Sciences

Danaus plexippus
Danaus plexippus
Monarch Butterfly
ID: 0091 3183 0987 0104 [detail]
Albert P. Bekker
© 2001 California Academy of Sciences

Danaus plexippus
Danaus plexippus
Monarch butterfly
ID: 9092 3191 3540 0075 [detail]
T. W. Davies
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Danaus plexippus
Danaus plexippus
Monarch Butterfly
ID: 0000 0000 1000 0423 [detail]
© 2000 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org

Danaus plexippus
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
ID: 0000 0000 0202 0302 [detail]
© 1990 Alison M. Sheehey

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