Danaus chrysippus, also known as the plain tiger or African monarch, is a medium-sized, butterfly widespread in Asia and Africa. It belongs to the Danainae ("Milkweed butterflies") subfamily of the brush-footed butterfly family, Nymphalidae.
Plain tiger butterflies (Danaus chrysippus) collect nectar from a flower at Burachapori wildlife sanctuary in Guwahati, India. Plain tiger or African monarch, is a common butterfly widespread in Asia and Africa. It is mimicked by multiple species and is believed to be one of the first butterflies to be used in art Photograph: Anuwar Ali