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Danaus plexippus

1 Monarch/Wanderer at Tewantin, QLD

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Danaus plexippus at Tewantin, QLD - 30 Jul 2019
Danaus plexippus at Tewantin, QLD - 30 Jul 2019

Identification history

Danaus plexippus 30 Jul 2019 DonnaTomkinson
Unidentified 30 Jul 2019 JBudgie

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6 comments

JBudgie wrote:
   30 Jul 2019
Monarch Butterfly
   30 Jul 2019
Male Monarch Butterfly.
JBudgie wrote:
   31 Jul 2019
Hi Donna, how can you tell between male and female?
   31 Jul 2019
The males have a mark on the hindwings, you can see a black dot mark in the vein which runs from the discal cell to the margin.
   31 Jul 2019
That's pretty fascinating!
michaelb wrote:
   27 Aug 2019
FYI Jane
Note that when your sighting was featured just now a report was sent to Twitter:
https://twitter.com/NatureMapr

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Location information

  • Coordinates 153.048553-26.399453
  • Altitude 7.5m
  • Places Tewantin, QLD

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 30 Jul 2019 Recorded on
  • JBudgie Recorded by
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