Definition of Family danaidae
1. Noun. Small family of usually tropical butterflies: monarch butterflies.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Lepidoptera, Order Lepidoptera
Member holonyms: Danaid, Danaid Butterfly, Danaus, Genus Danaus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Danaidae
Literary usage of Family danaidae
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1. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"... more prominent features of the wonderfully rich and varied butterfly- fauna of the Oriental region. In the first family Danaidae, the genera Danais and ..."