Danaus plexippus


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Noun1.Danaus plexippus - large migratory American butterfly having deep orange wings with black and white markingsDanaus plexippus - large migratory American butterfly having deep orange wings with black and white markings; the larvae feed on milkweed
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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There is a well-documented decline in the size of the eastern North American migratory population of the monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus L.) in overwintering sites in central Mexico over the last 20 y (Brower et al., 2012; Vidal and Rendon-Salinas, 2014; Semmens et al., 2016).
Druce, 1876) Itylos sigal Benyamini, Balint & Johnson, 1995 Paralycaeides inconspicua (Draudt, 1921) FAMILIA NYMPHALIDAE Subfamilia Danainae Danaus erippus (Cramer, 1775) X X Danaus plexippus nigrippus (Haensch, X 1909) Subfamilia Satyrinae Faunula eleates (Weymer, 1890) Subfamilia Nymphalinae Vanessa braziliensis (Moore, 1883) Vanessa carye (Hubner, [1812]) X X Anartia jatrophae jatrophae (Linnaeus, X 1763) Junonia evarete lima W.T.M.
Monarchs (Danaus plexippus) migrating south to Mexico in the fall come across bloodflower bonanzas and don't bother to keep on flying.
Migratory populations of the monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus L.
The monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) is one of the most recognizable North American insects, well known for an annual migration that spans multiple generations and ranges from Mexico to southern Canada (Urquhart & Urquhart 1978; Brower & Malcolm 1991).
melanogaster (20), Aedes aegypti (18), Anopheles gambiae (20), Bombyx mori (17), Heliconius melpomene (18), and Danaus plexippus (19), and their functions have been revealed at the same time [19, 21-24].
In searching GenBank, homologs of BmARM-like protein were found in many insects, including Papilio xuthus (KPI94899.1), Papilio Machaon (XP_014368349.1), Amyelois transitella (XP_013191284.1), Plutella xylostella (XP_011560493.1), Danaus plexippus (EHJ73656.1), Operophtera brumata (KOB71817.1), Athalia rosae (XP_012263420.1), Aedes aegypti (XP_001650042.1), Culex quinquefasciatus (XP_001843480.1), Anopheles gambiae (XP_319205.3), Anopheles sinensis (KFB52334.1), and Habropoda laboriosa (KOC68595.1).
(Lindley, 1853) 3 NOTODONTIDAE sp.3 2 Dioptinae Notascea brevispula (Miller, 2008) 20 Polupoetes rufipuncta (Schaus, 1894) 9 NYMPHALIDAE Biblidinae Myscelia orsis (Femea) (Drury, 1782) 1 Hamadryas feronia (Linnaeus, 1758) 3 Danainae Aeria olena olena (Weymer, 1875) 14 Episcada carcinia (Schaus, 1902) 8 Danaus gilippus (Cramer, 1775) 2 Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758) 2 Episcada hymenaea hymenaea (Prittwitz, 1865) 9 Hypoleria lavinia (Hewitson, [1855]) 11 Hypothyris euclea (Godart, 1819) 11 Hypothyris ninonia daeta (Boisduval, 1836) 19 Ithomia agnosia zikani (R.F.
The new WntA study involved seven species of butterfly, including the charismatic monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus).