Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Danaus chrysippus

Danaus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

african monarch

on Asclepias, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Apocynaceae, oligophagous

Asclepias curassavica; Calotropis procera; Caralluma burchardii, europaea; Ceropegia dichotoma; Cynanchum acutum; Gomphocarpus fruticosus.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Acosta Fernández (2007a), Corley (2005a), Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Lafranchis (2020a), Lepiforum (2021), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Vieira (2008a), Wiemers (1995a).

Last modified 5.xi.2021