plexippus

See also: Plexippus

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EtymologyEdit

From Plexippus, one of the 50 sons of Aegyptus ‎(a king of Egypt), the twin brother of Danaus, who had 50 daughters.

AdjectiveEdit

plexippus

  1. (New Latin) A specific epithet of the monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus

ReferencesEdit

  • plexippus in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • plexippus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray