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Noun1.Danaidae - small family of usually tropical butterflies: monarch butterflies
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Lepidoptera, order Lepidoptera - moths and butterflies
danaid, danaid butterfly - large tropical butterfly with degenerate forelegs and an unpleasant taste
Danaus, genus Danaus - type genus of the Danaidae: monarch butterflies
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plexippus L.; Danaidae; Lepidoptera) in North America to the overwintering site in the Neovolcanic Plateau of Mexico.
Part II: Danaidae, Ithomiidae, Heliconiidae&Morphidae.
A simple, low-input method for continuous laboratory rearing of the monarch butterfly (Lepidoptera: Danaidae) for research.
Ecological niches in sequential generations of eastern North American monarch butterflies (Lepidoptera: Danaidae): the ecology of migration and likely climate change implications.
Similarly, analysis of present data revealed that family Nymphalidae and Satyridae (12 species each) dominated the Lepidoptera fauna of Khajjiar area, followed by Pieridae and Lycaenidae (6 species each), Hesperiidae (4 species), Papilionidae (3 species), Erycinidae and Danaidae (2 species each), and Acraeidae and Riodinidae (1 species each).