Jamaican monarch

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Jamaican monarch
Danaus cleophile.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Danaus
Species: D. cleophile
Binomial name
Danaus cleophile
(Godart, 1819)

The Jamaican monarch (Danaus cleophile) is a species of milkweed butterfly in the nymphalid Danainae subfamily. It is found in the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Jamaica.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Van-Wright, R.I.; Ackery, P.R.; Turner, T. (1992). "Anetia Jaegeri, Danaus Cleophile and Lycoriea cleobaea from Jamaica (Nymphalide: Danaine)". Journal of the Lepidopterist's Society. 46 (4): 273–279. 
  2. ^ "Danaus cleophile (Jamaican Monarch)". IUCN Red List. Retrieved 2015-03-10.