Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage: Danaus affinis
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 12
Species With Barcodes: 1
This is a highly variable species. In its range, which stretches from Thailand to the Philippines and southwards through Indonesia to Melanesia and northeastern Australia, it has at least around 30, possibly many more subspecies. Its closest relative is the white tiger, Danaus melanippus.
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- Smith, David A. S.; Lushai, Gugs & Allen, John A. (2005). A classification of Danaus butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) based upon data from morphology and DNA. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 144(2):191–212. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2005.00169.x (HTML abstract)
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