Danaidae


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Danaidae

[də′nā·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of large tropical butterflies, order Lepidoptera, having the first pair of legs degenerate.
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Arctiidae, Danaidae, Geometridae, Lycaenidae, Noctuidae, Ninphalidae, Papilionidae, Pieridae, Pyralidae, and Yponomeutidae) (Arnaud 1978), including economically important genera of lepidopteran pests (e.