Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Danaus plexippus

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

monarch butterfly

on Asclepias, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Apocynaceae, oligophagous

Asclepias curassavica; Caralluma burchardii; Gomphocarpus fruticosus.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Cancela & Vasconcelos (2019a), Gascoigne-Pees, Hall & Russell (2002a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Lepiforum (2021).

Last modified 26.v.2021