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Taxonomy for Danaus (Danaus) plexippus insularis
Class
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 2679 families, 140885 genera, 1877653 species
Tree
Subclass
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 2543 families, 136697 genera, 1872749 species
Tree
Infraclass
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 2226 families, 134478 genera, 1854796 species
Tree
Superorder
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 1216 families, 102024 genera, 1590959 species
Tree
Order
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 238 families, 26590 genera, 445416 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 204 families, 26304 genera, 444836 species
Tree
Infraorder
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 193 families, 26165 genera, 443404 species
Tree
Division
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 182 families, 26036 genera, 440171 species
Tree
Section
Cossina (Herrich-schäffer, 1856)
 74 families, 16575 genera, 320981 species
Tree
Subsection
Bombyces (Scopoli, 1763)
 65 families, 14702 genera, 294256 species
Tree
Superfamily
Papilionoidea (Latreille, 1802) (True butterflies)
 13 families, 2400 genera, 116398 species
Tree
Family
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) (Brush Footed Butterflies) - Systematics
 1114 genera, 61919 species
Site
Tree
Subfamily
Danainae (Boisduval, 1833) (Milkweed butterflies)
 150 genera, 8398 species
Tree
Tribe
Danaini (Boisduval, 1833) (Tigers and Crows)
 65 genera, 4402 species
Tree
Subtribe
Danaina (Boisduval, 1833)
 15 genera, 902 species
Tree
Genus
Danaus (Kluk, 1780) (Queens)
 471 species and subspecies in 281 Species and 3 Subgenera
Tree
Subgenus
Danaus (Kluk, 1780) (Queens)
 26 species
Tree
Species
plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Monarch)
 25 subspecies
Tree
Subspecies
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Danaus (Danaus) plexippus insularis
Distribution
Continents:

America
Caribbean
Caribbean islands (Barbados, Antilles (Lesser Antilles (Windward Islands (Dominica, Martinique, Grenada, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (Saint Vincent, Grenadines)), Saint Lucia)))


CountriesBarbados, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Danaus (Danaus) plexippus insularis
or: Danaus plexippus insularis
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderLepidoptera
Lepidopterans, Butterflies and Moths
SuborderGlossata
InfraorderHeteroneura
SectionCossina
SubsectionBombyces
SuperfamilyPapilionoidea
True butterflies, Butterflies
FamilyNymphalidae
Brush Footed Butterflies, Fritillaries, Browns, Admirals, Brush-footed butterflies, Four-footed butterflies, Brushfoot butterflies, Purples, Mourningclocks, Crescent-spots, Checker-spots, Anglewings, Brushfooted Butterflies, Brush footed, Four-footed, Mil
SubfamilyDanainae
Milkweed butterflies, Monarchs, Milkweed Butterflies and Glasswings, Tigers and Crows, Danaids
TribeDanaini
Tigers and Crows, Milkweed Butterflies
SubtribeDanaina
GenusDanaus
Queens, Tigers, Milkweeds, Monarchs
SubgenusDanaus
Queens, Tigers, Milkweeds, Monarchs
Speciesplexippus
Danaus (Danaus) plexippus insularis

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