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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Winter Royal

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 27th May 2015
Added: 27th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Danaus chrysippus subsp. orientis (African Monarch)

Hypolimnas misippus (Common Diadem)
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: Utopia Nature Resort, Magaliesberg
Observed: 30th April 2015
Added: 18th May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:2
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African Monarch

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By: outramps
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Location: Bonniedale in the Outeniquas
Observed: 8th May 2015
Added: 17th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

A mixture of Renoster and Fynbos

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Butterfly

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Location: Magaliesberg, Dome Pools
Observed: 1st April 2015
Added: 30th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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African Monarch

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Location: Medike
Observed: 1st April 2015
Added: 18th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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African monarch (Wilderness)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Seven Passes Road
Observed: 6th April 2015
Added: 6th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Lord of the Butterflies

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
Observed: 20th January 2015
Added: 6th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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The King

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 28th March 2015
Added: 28th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

At rest in long grass. A bit battered and portion of wing missing.

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African Monarch

African Monarch
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Location: Grunter Street
Observed: 26th March 2015
Added: 27th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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African monarch

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Location: Nylsvley Nature Reserve
Observed: 28th December 2014
Added: 23rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Monarch butterfly (Mangazana)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Mangazana
Observed: 8th March 2015
Added: 22nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Monarch butterfly (Port St Johns)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Port St Johns
Observed: 7th March 2015
Added: 16th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Pumpkin Patch Prince

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 12th March 2015
Added: 13th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Resting and basking on pumpkin leaf

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Heli flutterby 2

butterfly milkweed
By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: River north
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 11th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Monarch butterfly (Nqadu)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Nqadu
Observed: 3rd March 2015
Added: 9th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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African Monarch (Melkbosskoenlapper)

African Monarch (Djuma)
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Location: Djuma Private Game Reserve
Observed: 17th February 2015
Added: 25th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Acraea or Diadem?

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: near Scottburgh Mall
Observed: 9th February 2015
Added: 9th February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:3
Description:

About 40mm wingspan. Very fussy about exactly where to briefly settle, but quite confiding.

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Quite royal

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: TC Robertson Nature Reserve
Observed: 7th February 2015
Added: 8th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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low level circuits

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Location: Capricorn - Buffels Drift Rd
Observed: 31st January 2015
Added: 8th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

this vibrantly coloured Monarch gave the dead bird, removed from the road to the bank a thorough precautionary inspection at about 50mm agl flying round & round half a dozen times before deciding not to land, adding power and climbing away

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Sleeping beauty

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By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: Presidentsrus light trap 2
Observed: 24th January 2015
Added: 25th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
Description:

This butterfly was sleeping in the grass in close proximity to our light trap. Even with us in close proximity, it did not move. Eventually just had to take the photo.

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spotted butterfly

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By: masehly
Location: Swartberpass
Observed: 6th November 2014
Added: 23rd January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Monarch butterfly (Saasveld)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Saasveld Campus
Observed: 22nd January 2015
Added: 22nd January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:5
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African Monarch Butterfly - Melkbosskoenlapper

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Location: Halali Game Lodge, Gauteng
Observed: 8th August 2009
Added: 18th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

Head and thorax is black with white spots, wings russet brown to yellow with prominent black edges and top of front wing is black with white spots. Back end of wings is black with white spots

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African Monarch

African Monarch
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Location: 20 to 21 Hluluwe-iMfolozi Game Reserve
Observed: 26th December 2014
Added: 28th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Monarch ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyGlenwood House SchoolOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLD
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Location: Huntly Glen, Baviaans River Conservancy
Observed: 14th December 2014
Added: 22nd December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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African Monarch caterpillar

African Monarch caterpillar
By: Korsman Conservancy
Observed: 8th December 2014
Added: 3rd January 2015
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
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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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Location: Medike Mountain Sanctuary
Observed: 24th September 2014
Added: 14th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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