Queen (Danaus gilippus)
Order: (le-pid-OP-ter-a) ( Lepidoptera Info) Family: (nim-FAL-ih-dee) ( Nymphalidae Info) Genus: (DAN-ay-us) ( Danaus Info) Species: gilippus
No neutrals No negatives
This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:
Tucson, Arizona Barling, Arkansas Canoga Park, California Big Pine Key, Florida Boca Raton, Florida Miami Beach, Florida Palm Bay, Florida Sebring, Florida Wauchula, Florida West Palm Beach, Florida Winter Garden, Florida Arlington, Texas Austin, Texas Fort Worth, Texas Georgetown, Texas Helotes, Texas Houston, Texas Keller, Texas Los Fresnos, Texas Marble Falls, Texas Portland, Texas Richmond, Texas San Antonio, Texas Weatherford, Texas
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Positive okus On Jul 24, 2006, okus from
(Zone 8b) wrote:
Large Deep fox-brown above and below with black margins and finely lined black veins. Fine white dots speckle margin.
The Monarch is larger , orange and has blacker veins. The Tropic Queen is orange brown and pale towards the outer edge. and the Viceroy has a strong black line arching across the Hind Wing.
Cannot withstand cold winters
Positive catbird8 On Jun 22, 2007, catbird8 from Houston, TX wrote:
We spotted the Queen larva on one of our milkweeds and raised it to adult, then released. Otherwise we may have missed seeing this beauty. For Monarch watchers, look for a larva with an additional pair of antennae in the forward half of the body. That will be a Queen.
Timer: 6.58 jiffies (0.065821886062622).