Queen (Danaus gilippus)
Family: Nymphalidae (brush-footed butterflies).
Geographic Distribution: North, Central and South America. Argentina to Central America and southern United States.
Wingspan: 70-75 mm (2.75-3 in).
Larval host plants: Milkweeds (Asclepias spp.).
Identification: Dark orange and brown, with black borders and white spots. Underwing is more pale in color and has more prominent veining.