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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African Monarch caterpillar

African Monarch caterpillar
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Location: Korsman Bird Sanctuary, Benoni
Observed: 8th December 2014
Added: 10th December 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

White and black striped caterpillar with yellow dots and black feelers front, middle and back.

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Danaus chrysippus subsp. orientis

 Danaus chrysippus subsp. orientis (aegyptius)
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Sedgefield
Observed: 31st October 2014
Added: 10th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

No longer subsp. aegyptius.

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Could be African Monarch

Could be African Monarch
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Location: Near Monzi Park
Observed: 2nd November 2014
Added: 5th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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African Monarch

African Monarch
By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: R52, Ngaka Modiri Molema
Observed: 18th October 2014
Added: 18th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Monarch

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Medike Mountain Sanctuary
Observed: 24th September 2014
Added: 14th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Monarch ...

Monarch ...
By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLD
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Location: Riverside, Mkambati
Observed: 19th August 2014
Added: 25th August 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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African Monarch

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Location: Drotsky's pool, Botswana
Observed: 8th August 2014
Added: 22nd August 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Hoody pillar

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Unnamed Road, Boteti
Observed: 18th August 2014
Added: 22nd August 2014
Identifications:3
Agreements:4
Comments:1
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monarch

monarch
By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: R35, Middelburg - MP
Observed: 19th August 2014
Added: 19th August 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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extra eye

extra eye
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Location: Sererome Valley
Observed: 15th August 2014
Added: 18th August 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

visiting an extensive area of Senecio

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short finals

short finals
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Location: Sererome Valley
Observed: 15th August 2014
Added: 18th August 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

visiting an extensive patch of Senecio

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Kirstenbosch caterpillars

Kirstenbosch caterpillar
By: SusanXiSusanXi’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Kirstenbosch
Observed: 27th July 2014
Added: 30th July 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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African monarch

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Location: Ngwempisi valley, Khelekhele camp
Observed: 19th June 2013
Added: 7th July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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monarch

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Croc World, Scottburgh
Observed: 14th June 2014
Added: 16th June 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Striped, horned caterpillar

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By: marcjcapetown
Location: Dragoon Rd
Observed: 6th January 2014
Added: 10th June 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
Description:

First time I've seen one of these. The striped eyes are particularly intriguing.

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African Monarch 2

African Monarch
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Location: P237, St Lucia Park
Observed: 1st June 2014
Added: 8th June 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:2
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Danaus chrysippus

Butterfly
By: _saxicola
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Mount Pleasant, Simon's Town
Observed: 29th May 2014
Added: 2nd June 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Butterfly

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: 5, Edge View Rd
Observed: 1st June 2014
Added: 1st June 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Always there

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Location: Matumi Game Lodge
Observed: 27th January 2010
Added: 27th May 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

If this plant is there, the Monarch caterpillar is very often found also

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winter fire

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 25th May 2014
Added: 26th May 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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African Monarch. pale form

Steenbock Reserve Knysna May 14 (20)
By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Steenbok Reserve, Knysna
Observed: 24th May 2014
Added: 25th May 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Same specimen, this time as photographed by Christine Ridge-Schanufer

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African Monarch

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Steenbok Reserve, Knysna
Observed: 24th May 2014
Added: 24th May 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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African Monarch

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Steenbok Reserve, Knysna
Observed: 24th May 2014
Added: 24th May 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:2
Description:

Noticeably paler when seen in flight, associated with more normal coloration, my next observation

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the real deal?

monarch, african1a
By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 20th May 2014
Added: 21st May 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Horny Pugface

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By: Richard Adcock
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Dasklip Pass
Observed: 11th May 2014
Added: 13th May 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:9
Comments:1
Description:

Monarch larvae on Gomphocarpus

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Danaus chrysippus subsp. orientis on Gomphocarpus cancellatus

 Danaus chrysippus subsp. orientis on Gomphocarpus cancellatus
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Devil's Peak hike
Observed: 20th April 2014
Added: 26th April 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Wasp got to it first

Wasp got to it first
By: Maritza
Kruger2Canyons
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Location: Blyderiver
Observed: 21st April 2014
Added: 21st April 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:3
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Danaus chrysippus subsp. orientis or African Monarch

Danaus chrysippus orientis or African Monarch
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Location: Masorini Archaeological Rd, Kruger National Park
Observed: 17th April 2014
Added: 21st April 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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African Monarch

African Monarch
By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: Presidentsrus
Observed: 21st April 2014
Added: 21st April 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

underside

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African Monarch lavae, milkweed and mosquito

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed: 15th April 2014
Added: 17th April 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

"Routine" lavae photo until the mosquito was noted

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