The African QueenAndrew V. Z. Brower
The African Queen is widespread in the Old World tropics, ranging from West Africa to Indonesia. Throughout much of its range it occurs in a number of sympatric polymorphic forms. It is replaced in Australia by D. petilia, raised to specific status by Lushai et al. (2005).
Ackery, P. R. & Vane-Wright, R. I. 1984 Milkweed butterflies. London: British Museum (Natural History).
Lushai, G., Zalucki, M. P., Smith, D. A. S., Goulson, D. & Daniels, G. 2005 The lesser wanderer butterfly, Danaus petilia (Stoll 1790) stat. rev. (Lepidoptera: Danainae), reinstated as a species. Australian Journal of Entomology 44, 6-14.
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