Euploea eleutho Quoy & Gaimard, 1815 (1824?)

Marianas monarch butterfly



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Euploea algea eleutho Quoy & Gaimard, 1815 (1824?)


Conservation Status

Last record: 1975 (Suckling et al. 2004)



Marianas Islands (Alamagan, Anatahan, Guam, Saipan and Rota)


Biology & Ecology










Suckling, Kieran, Slack, Rhiwena and Nowicki, Brian. (2004). Extinct and the Endangered Species Act. Centre For Biological Diversity. 63 pp.

Swezey, O. H. (1921). The Butterflies of the Samoan Islands. Proc. Haw. Ent. Soc. 4(3): 601-607.

USFWS. 1997. Notice of Reclassification of Ten Candidate Taxa. United States Fish and Wildife Service, September 19, 1997, 62 FR 49191.


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