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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Milkweed Fruit Muncher

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 18th July 2016
Added: 19th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Dead caterpillar on fence wire

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 9th July 2016
Added: 10th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Two Size Milkweed Cats

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 9th July 2016
Added: 10th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Melkbos skoenlapper wurm

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Location: Varkenskraal
Observed: 22nd March 2016
Added: 5th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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catipillar

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By: Mark Werschlein
Location: howick
Observed: 14th May 2016
Added: 3rd July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Winter Grass Butterfly

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 25th June 2016
Added: 27th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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African Monarch Butterfly

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Observed: 15th June 2016
Added: 19th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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African Monarch

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Location: Mtunzini
Observed: 7th May 2016
Added: 16th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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June Sage monarch

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 5th June 2016
Added: 6th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Late Season Battered Monarch

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 27th May 2016
Added: 29th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Royalty

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Location: Silvermine East
Observed: 26th May 2016
Added: 27th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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UCT butterflies

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By: Sishozonke
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Uct Upper Campus
Observed: 21st May 2016
Added: 21st May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:4
Description:

photographs same time same location. I am assuming the main pic (much larger individual) is female and second pic relative small individual with narrow wings is female?

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African Monarch (Ashb)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Ashberton - Arbor
Observed: 12th April 2016
Added: 17th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Caterpillar (R27)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSeaKeysSouth African National Parks
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Location: R27 (2)
Observed: 20th March 2016
Added: 28th April 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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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
Agreements:2
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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
Comments:0
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African Monarch (R67)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSeaKeysSouth African National Parks
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Location: R67 (2)
Observed: 28th February 2016
Added: 19th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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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:5
Comments:0
Description:

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
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

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
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 6th April 2016
Added: 7th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Description:

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
Comments:3
Description:

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

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Monarch

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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
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

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
Comments:3
Description:

Butterfly

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Milkweed. 'pillar

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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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
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 15th March 2016
Added: 15th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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
Comments:0
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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
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 1st January 1970
Added: 7th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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