Observations in the Genus: Danaus

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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Caterpillar (R27)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R27 (2)
Observed: 20th March 2016
Added: 28th April 2016
Identifications:2
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Stripy pillar

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Stoneybrook
Observed: 8th April 2016
Added: 24th April 2016
Identifications:1
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Just a lighter shade than the others around at the time

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 20th April 2016
Added: 21st April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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African Monarch (R67)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R67 (2)
Observed: 28th February 2016
Added: 19th April 2016
Identifications:1
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On Common Ground

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 8th April 2016
Added: 9th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Settled on damp soil being culivated

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Now a Commoner

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 7th April 2016
Added: 9th April 2016
Identifications:1
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Every milkweed has several if you look for them. It has been a good butterfly season here.

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Prince or Princess on Milkweed

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 6th April 2016
Added: 7th April 2016
Identifications:1
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Many about right now, virtually every milkweed has at least one on it.

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African Monarch (T-Falls)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Tsitsa (Falls)
Observed: 14th February 2016
Added: 6th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Royalty loves the Medicinal Mound Mint Patch

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 29th March 2016
Added: 30th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Description:

Best place in the Gardens for Monarchs is the Medicinal Mound Mint Patch.

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Monarch

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
Observed: 21st March 2016
Added: 28th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Stationary Monarch

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 22nd March 2016
Added: 22nd March 2016
Identifications:1
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It has been on the same leaf, dorsal side now for several days, no sign of eating, but the larva is alive and unharmed. Peculiar to find them on the upper side of leaves, and then with no sign of any activity at all.

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Butterfly

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By: errol.douwes
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Location: Boston farmlands
Observed: 24th January 2016
Added: 21st March 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
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Butterfly

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Milkweed. 'pillar

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 18th March 2016
Added: 19th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Pristine and glorious

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 15th March 2016
Added: 15th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Newly emerged and wings not yet fully inflated. Could not find pupa remnants.

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African Monarch 2

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Location: Mfazana Hide
Observed: 5th March 2016
Added: 6th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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African Monarch 1

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Location: Mfazana Hide
Observed: 5th March 2016
Added: 6th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Royal Mint

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 1st January 1970
Added: 7th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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butterfly

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By: mary hunter
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Location: Cola Beach
Observed: 24th January 2016
Added: 1st February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Butterfly king

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
Observed: 13th December 2015
Added: 30th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Danaus chrysippus African Monarch

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Location: Riverside Cottages Hout Bay Harbour
Observed: 29th November 2015
Added: 30th January 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Description:

Orange-brown wings bordered with black, white bar and spots. Thorax black with white spots.

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Monarch

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By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Upper Tokai: old planations
Observed: 22nd January 2016
Added: 25th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Verbena milkweed butterfly

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By: sallyslak
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Location: Confluence
Observed: 15th December 2015
Added: 21st January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
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Ol' King Neptune, I presume?

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: n entry to s beachwalk
Observed: 19th January 2016
Added: 21st January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Description:

Right at the foot of the fore-dune apparently licking salt, urine? (mongoose, dog, human?) from the leaves of the pioneer beach vegetation, indigenous Ipomoea.

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Butterfly atKirstenbosch botanical gardens

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Location: kirstenbosch botaniacal gardens
Observed: 9th November 2014
Added: 9th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
Description:

Saw 2 or 3 nectaring in November 2014. Sunny morning

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Emerging Ra-like from the grassy clearing

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By: Bushboy
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Location: CrocWorld Conservation Centre
Observed: 10th October 2015
Added: 19th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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African Monarch (Joubertinia)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Joubertinia - Lemon
Observed: 3rd December 2015
Added: 13th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Pachypillar

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By: sallyslak
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Location: Bonniedale south
Observed: 2nd December 2015
Added: 5th December 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:5
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And some butties for colour ...

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Whale View, Ramsgate Beach
Observed: 19th April 2015
Added: 25th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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African Monarch, Melkbosskoenlapper

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By: Alex Dreyer
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Location: Shangri-La
Observed: 18th April 2014
Added: 15th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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African Monarch, Melkbosskoenlapper

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By: Alex Dreyer
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Location: Shangri-La
Observed: 18th April 2014
Added: 15th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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