Definition of Genus Danaus
1. Noun. Type genus of the Danaidae: monarch butterflies.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Danaidae, Family Danaidae
Member holonyms: Danaus Plexippus, Milkweed Butterfly, Monarch, Monarch Butterfly
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Danaus
Literary usage of Genus Danaus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Life of North American Insects by Benedict Jaeger, Henry C. Preston (1859)
"The genus Danaus. This is another genus of the Lepidoptera diurna, and a large and numerous family of beautiful butterflies. Our limits will not allow us ..."