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Species profile—Danaus petilia (lesser wanderer)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Insecta (insects) → Nymphalidae (danaids, browns and nymphs) → Danaus petilia (lesser wanderer)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Insecta (insects)
Family
Nymphalidae (danaids, browns and nymphs)
Scientific name
Danaus petilia (Stoll, 1790)
Common name
lesser wanderer
Type reference
Stoll C. (1790). De Uitlandsche Kapellen Voorkomende in de Drie Waerelddeelen Asia, Africa en America (Supplement). Wild, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
WildNet taxon ID
19179
Synonym(s)
Danaus chrysippus petilia
Papilio petilia
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=19179

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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