Danaus melanippus hegesippus (Black-veined Tiger Butterfly)
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Danaus melanippus hegesippus
Black-veined Tiger Butterfly
Taxonomy*Animalia (Animals) [kingdom]Arthropoda (Arthropods) [phylum]Hexapoda (Hexapods) [subphylum]Insecta (Insects) [class]Pterygota (Winged and Once-winged Insects) [subclass]Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths) [order]Papilionoidea (Butterflies) [superfamily]Nymphalidae (Brush-footed Butterflies) [family]Danainae (Milkweed Butterflies) [subfamily]Danaini (in Milkweed Butterflies) [tribe]Danaina (Tiger Butterflies) [subtribe]Danaus (Tiger Milkweed Butterflies) [genus]Danaus melanippus (White Tiger Butterfly) [species]
* Taxonomy follows that in iNaturalist.