What is the scientific name for the Monarch butterfly?
The scientific name of the monarch butterfly is danaus
The monarch butterfly is a species of milkweed butterfly.
No, monarch butterfly is a common noun, a word for any monarch butterfly anywhere. A proper noun is the name of a specific person, place, thing, or a title; for example: Thelma 'Butterfly' McQueen, actress Monarch Mountain, Monarch, CO Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, Mexico (UNESCO World Heritage Site) Monarch Inn, Norfolk, VA and Butterfly Grove Inn, Pacific Grove, CA "Monarch: Butterfly"(stage four of "Monarch" series), by Aaron Pitters
The viceroy butterfly does not eat milkweed, it is a mimic of the monarch butterfly which does eat milkweed. The milkweed makes the monarch butterfly toxic to birds. Once a bird eats its first monarch butterfly it gets so sick that it learns to never try to eat anything that looks like a monarch butterfly ever again. The viceroy butterfly has evolved to mimic the monarch butterfly to avoid being eaten by birds that have…