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Plain Tiger

Danaus chrysippus

Description:

Danaus chrysippus, known as the Plain Tiger or African Monarch, is a common butterfly which is widespread in Asia and Africa. It belongs to the Danainae ("Milkweed butterflies") subfamily of the brush-footed butterfly family, Nymphalidae. It is a medium-sized, non-edible butterfly, which is mimicked by multiple species.

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2 Comments

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

thanks again induruh :)

induruh
induruh 8 years ago

Wow eye-striking colors. Beautiful.

NuwanChathuranga
Spotted by
NuwanChathuranga

Alawwa, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Jun 5, 2012
Submitted on Jun 5, 2012

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