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Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  (Danaus plexippus)

Taxonomy

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

Species name(s)

Danaus (Danaus) plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758) = Danais archippus = Papilio plexippus Linnaeus, 1758 = Danais plexippus = Anosia plexippus = Danaus (Danaus) plexippus.

Monarch

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:8548

Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic, Nearctic, Neotropic, Ethiopic, Indo-Malayan, Australian.

Primary colors

Orange, Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Имаго  (Danaus plexippus)

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Danais archippus. [0]. Dmitriy Pozhogin.

Distribution

  • Belgium, Britain, Germany, Denmark, Ireland, Iceland, Spain, the Netherlands, France. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Azores, Belgium, the British Isles, Germany, Gibraltar, Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), the Canary Islands, Madeira, The Netherlands, the Channel Islands, Portugal (mainland), Northern Ireland, France (mainland) Sweden. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Asclepias curassavica. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Danaus plexippus

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Boris Novikov, Konstantin Kraevsky.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Dmitriy Pozhogin.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

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