Again in the Lynceus, Lynceus is being led away to his death, and Danaus
goes with him, meaning, to slay him; but the outcome of the preceding incidents is that Danaus
is killed and Lynceus saved.
Argos which was waterless Danaus
plexippus, are famous for their annual migration from the United States and Canada to Mexico and back.
Papilio esperanza (Beutelspacher) "Esperanza Swallowtail", (Papilionidae), an endemic species, and Danaus
plexippus plexippus (Linnaeus) "monarch butterfly" (Nymphalidae) which is migratory.
7) The Latin word "futilis" means leaky, and in Greek mythology, the daughters of Danaus
were condemned in the underworld to draw water in leaky sieves, conveying the full meaning of futility.
In Aeschylus' Supplices the Argive king makes a point of emphasizing the role of the demos that votes to accept the supplicant daughters of Danaus
as residents in his city.
The Danaids were the daughters of King Danaus
, who were also condemned by Zeus -- for killing their husbands -- and sentenced to fill a leaky barrel for eternity.
Widely admired for its eye-catching wings and transcontinental migrations, the monarch butterfly, Danaus
plexippus, depends on milkweed plants to survive.
5) The first half of the poem (lines 1-8), introduced by this excuse to Cynthia, describes, successively, the portico, the statues of Danaus
and his daughters, a marble image of Apollo with lyre, and a group of four cattle sculpted by Myron.
Citizen-science methods have been used with much success to study the migration and biology of the monarch butterfly, Danaus
plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758), since the tagging project initiated by Fred and Norah Urquhart in 1938.