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59.001 [B&F: 1630] Monarch (Danaus plexippus) (Linnaeus, 1758)


In southern Spain and on the Canary Islands, local, in parks and gardens; 0-200 m. In Britain, appears as a rare migrant in the south-west, chiefly on the Isles of Scilly, with records north to southern Scotland. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight a very rare immigrant. Wingspan 75-100 mm. Larva feeds on Milkweed.

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Phenology - Adult Records

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