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Danaus melanippus (Cramer, [1777])

Самец  Danaus melanippus


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Nymphalidae subfamily Danainae genus Danaus subgenus Salatura → species Danaus melanippus

Species name(s)

Danaus (Salatura) melanippus (Cramer, [1777]) = Papilio melanippus Cramer, [1777] = Hestia thoe Hübner, 1816 = Danais (Nasuma) taimanu Doherty, 1891 = Danais fruhstorferi Röber, 1897 = Salatura melanippus malossona Fruhstorfer, 1899 = mezentius (Fruhstorfer, 1910) = insularis (Moulton, 1921) = albescens (Röber, 1927) = camorta (Evans, 1932) = Danaus (Salatura) malanippus = Danaus (Salatura) melanippus = Danais fruhstorferi Röber, 1897 = Danais kotoshonis Matsumura, 1929 = Hestia thoe Hübner, 1816.


Zoogeographical regions


Имаго  Danaus melanippus

Detailed information with references


  • Bengal, Myanmar, Andaman Islands., Thailand, Laos, Langkawi, Cambodia, Vietnam, West Malaysia, on. Tioman about. Aur (Marshall Islands.), Singapore, oh. Sumatra on. Bank of. Belitung [132]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Subspecies Danaus melanippus


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04.12.2014 12:20, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Indo-Malayan.

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