Danaus plexippus Linnaeus, 1758

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaArthropodaInsectaLepidopteraNymphalidaeDanaus

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  • 9

    Infraspecies
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Overview

Full Name

Danaus plexippus Linnaeus, 1758

Common names

  • Monarch eng
  • Monarch Butterfly eng
  • American monarch
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Original name

Papilio plexippus Linnaeus, 1758

Habitat

Not marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Arthropoda
class
Insecta
order
Lepidoptera
family
Nymphalidae
genus
Danaus
species
Danaus plexippus
 
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Bibliography

Macfarlane, R. P. ; Andrew, I. G. ; Berry, J. A. ; Johns, P. M. ; Hoare, R. J. B. ; Lariviere, M-C. ; Grenslade, P. ; Henderson, R. C. ; Smithers, C. N. ; Palma, R. L. ; Ward, J. B. ; Pilgrm, R. L. C. ; Towns, D. R. ; McLellan, I. ; Teulon, D. A. J. ; Hitchings, T. R. ; Eeastop, V. F. ; Martin, N. A. ; Fletcher, M. J. ; Stufkens, M. A. W. ; Dale, P. J. ; Burckhardt, D. ; Buckley, T. R. 9: Phylum ARTHROPODA subphylum hexapoda: Protura, springtails, Diplura, and insects, Checklist of New Zealand Hexapoda. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 2.

Macfarlane, R. P. ; Maddison, P. A. ; Andrew, I. G. ; Berry, J. A. ; Johns, P. M. ; Hoare, R. J. B. ; Lariviere, M. -C. ; Greenslade, P. ; Henderson, R. C. ; Smithers, C. N. ; Palma, R. L. ; Ward, J. B. ; Pilgrim, R. L. C. ; Towns, D. R. ; McLellan, I. D. ; Teulon, D. A. J. ; Hitchings, T. R. ; Eastop, V. F. ; Martin, N. A. ; Fletcher, M. J. ; Stufkens, M. A. W. ; Dale, P. J. ; Burckhardt, D. ; Buckley, T. R. ; Trewick, S. A. [Chapter] Nine: Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Hexapoda: Protura, springtails, Diplura, and insects, Checklist of New Zealand Hexapoda. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 2. [Chapter] Nine: Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Hexapoda: Protura, springtails, Diplura, and insects, Checklist of New Zealand Hexapoda

NZAC February 2012

NZIB February 2012

NZIB June 2012

Scott, R. R. ; Emberson, R. M. 1999: Handbook of the New Zealand Insect Names: Common and Scientific Names for Insects and Alllied Organisms. Bulletin of the Entomological Society of New Zealand 12: 100pp

Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.