Definition of Family danaidae

1. Noun. Small family of usually tropical butterflies: monarch butterflies.

Exact synonyms: Danaidae
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

family Cyclopteridae
family Cymatiidae
family Cynipidae
family Cynocephalidae
family Cynoglossidae
family Cyperaceae
family Cypraeidae
family Cyprinidae
family Cyprinodontidae
family Cyrilliaceae
family Dacninae
family Dacrymycetaceae
family Dactylopiidae
family Dactylopteridae
family Dactyloscopidae
family Danaidae
family Dasyatidae
family Dasypodidae
family Dasyproctidae
family Dasyuridae
family Dasyurinae
family Daubentoniidae
family Davalliaceae
family Delphinidae
family Dematiaceae
family Dendrocolaptidae
family Dennstaedtiaceae
family Dermestidae
family Dermochelyidae
family Desmidiaceae

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 ..."

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