Nymphalidae Danainae Danaus (Anosia) chrysippus Argynnis (Argynnis) paphia
Danaus (Danaus) plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Monarch

Genus: Danaus Kluk, 1780   Subgenus: Danaus Kluk, 1780   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Adult:
D. (Danaus) plexippus (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Cactus Park, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, March 29, 2004
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
D. (Danaus) plexippus (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Guatemala, January 1989
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Larva:
D. (Danaus) plexippus (© Jean Delacre)
Larva, Torrox (Malaga), Spain, 1988
(Photo by Jean Delacre, Le 'Bestiaire' de Jean Delacre)
D. (Danaus) plexippus (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva (pupating), Cactus Park, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, March 29, 2004
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Egg:
D. (Danaus) plexippus (© Paolo Mazzei)
Egg, Santa Cruz, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, March 30, 2004
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Foodplants:
Asclepias curassavica

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