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A very rare immigrant species in Britain primarily from northern America although it also occurs in south western Europe and north Africa.



Common Name Monarch
Scientific Name Danaus plexippus
Species Group Nymphalid Butterflies Admirals and Fritillaries
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The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

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Nymphalid Butterflies Admirals and Fritillaries