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77a0708 – 4615   Danaus gilippus (Cramer, 1775)
Distribution Data for Danaus gilippus
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Synonymy: • Papilio Danaus gilippus Cramer, 1775
• Idea manuja Eschscholtz, 1821
• Anosia vincedoxici Hόbner, 1816
• Euploea vincetoxici Fabricius, 1938
• Limnas vincetoxici Hόbner, [1816]
• Papilio Nymphalis berenice Cramer, 1779
• Danais thersippus Bates, 1863
• Danais esperanza Hoffmann, 1924
• Anosia gilippina Hoffmann, 1940
• Danais kerri Comstock, 1925
• Danais strigosus Bates, 1864
• Danais cleothera Godart, [1819]
• Danaus jamaicensis Bates, 1864
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at the Butterflies of America
Danaus gilippus
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