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Plain Tiger

Danaus chrysippus

Description:

Danaus chrysippus, also 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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tmvdh
tmvdh 6 years ago
Plain Tiger
Danaus chrysippus


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2 Comments

Ashutosh Dudhatra
Ashutosh Dudhatra 6 years ago

O true! Thanks!

tmvdh
tmvdh 6 years ago

Hi, it's not the Monarch, but the Plain or African Tiger.

Ashutosh Dudhatra
Spotted by
Ashutosh Dudhatra

Rajkot, India

Spotted on Aug 30, 2014
Submitted on Aug 30, 2014

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