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EENY-442: Monarch Butterfly, Danaus plexippus Linnaeus (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Danainae)

Figure 16. Close-up of adult monarch butterflies, Danaus plexippus Linnaeus, covering fir trees in the overwintering colony at El Rosario, in Sierra Madre, Michoacán, Mexico.

Credit: Andrei Sourakov, Florida Museum of Natural History