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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Butterflies and Moths
Danaus plexippus (Monarch)

 

 

(Monarch)
Habitat: Regular in Organ Pipe CNM along its migration route.
Food Habits: large, familiar, often wary

Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Lepidoptera
Family Nymphalidae - Brush-footed butterflies
Genus Danaus
species plexippus
variety Monarch, Queen butterfly

 

 

 

 

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