Danaus plexippus

Taxonomy 
Scientific Name:Danaus plexippus
Common name:monarch butterfly
Family:Nymphalidae Minor Group:Insect Major Group:Invertebrate
Rank and Status     
Global Rank:G4 Endemic:No NNHP Track Status:Watch List
Subnational (State) Rank:SNRB Sand Dunes:No USESA Status:No Status
Native Status:Native Wetland:No
Summary Occurrence Data
Occurrence Count: Not Available
Last Observed: Not Available
Total Observed Area (hectares): Not Available
Maximum Known Elevation (m): Not Available
Minimum Known Elevation (m): Not Available
Links
Danaus plexippus data at NatureServe
Danaus plexippus photos and data at Encyclopedia of Life
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Monarch (Danaus plexippus) on milkweed (Asclepias sp.), May Arboretum, Reno
Photographer: Kristin Szabo
Photo Date: 2007-06-13