Image Number: 4911042

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Landscape
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There are 13 known monarch butterfly overwintering sites in Mexico. Many are in the mountainous state of Michoacan (MA-CHO-A-CAN) west of Mexico City. See images 4911040 - 4911060
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Mexico

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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Papilionoidea
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Danainae
Tribe: Danaini
Genus: Danaus
Subject: Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus)
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Image uploaded:
Tuesday, March 27, 2001
Image last updated:
Thursday, July 12, 2001