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Queen

Queen Butterfly


Family: Nymphalidae
Species: Danaus gilippus
Common Name: Queen

Brushfoot Family
3/2/2004

This is a Tropical and Subtropical Species.
The wingspan is up to 3 1/4"
The caterpillar and adult have unpleasant tasting
and even toxic body fluids.
This is due to their foodplant
Milkweeds and Oleander.

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