Definition of Genus Danaus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Danaidae: monarch butterflies.

Exact synonyms: Danaus
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Danaidae, Family Danaidae
Member holonyms: Danaus Plexippus, Milkweed Butterfly, Monarch, Monarch Butterfly

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Danaus

genus Dacelo
genus Dacrycarpus
genus Dacrydium
genus Dacrymyces
genus Dactylis
genus Dactyloctenium
genus Dactylopius
genus Dactylopterus
genus Dactylorhiza
genus Dahlia
genus Dalbergia
genus Dalea
genus Dama
genus Damaliscus
genus Danaea
genus Danaus (current term)
genus Daphne
genus Daphnia
genus Darlingtonia
genus Darmera
genus Dasyatis
genus Dasyprocta
genus Dasypus
genus Dasyurus
genus Datura
genus Daubentonia
genus Daucus
genus Davallia
genus Daviesia
genus Decapterus

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 ..."

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