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Soldier Danaus eresimus and Queen Butterfly Danaus gilippus
How to Tell the Difference

A Soldier butterfly has light spots on its hindwings which are missing on a Queen butterfly's hindwings.
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Soldier butterfly Danaus eresimus has dots
Soldier butterfly Danaus eresimus has dots
Soldier butterfly Danaus eresimus has dots
Soldier butterfly male
Soldier butterfly female
Soldier butterfly male
Queen Butterfly Danaus gilippus
Queen Butterfly Danaus gilippus
Queen butterfly male
Queen butterfly female