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African Monarch

Danaus chrysippus


Large golden orange butterfly, wings 8-10cm at longest, Black and white speckled body and long black antennae with little nodes on the end. Wings lovely contrast of golden orange with black and white patches and a black and white drape design along the border. I did not see the wings when open as he was under a ledge sheltering from the rain and I didn't want to send him out in it.


Seen in an urban hotel garden.

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MudWiggle 6 years ago

he is right! Thanks for lovely comments

Francisco Ramírez
Francisco Ramírez 6 years ago

That is gorgeous !!!

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Spotted on Jan 4, 2016
Submitted on Jan 15, 2016

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