danaus danaus

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  • (n) type genus of the Danaidae: monarch butterflies

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  • What is causing drop in Monarch Butterfly population?

    In the next few months, the beating of fragile fiery orange and black wings will transport the monarch butterfly south. But the number of monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) reaching their final destination has steadily declined, dropping to its lowest level in two decades last winter, according to a recent survey. The insect's journey begins in late summer and August, when monarchs fly from ...
    on July 16, 2013     Source: Environmental News Network

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