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MCZ Entomology 152520

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

1972-09-12

North America: United States: Massachusetts: Norfolk | Westwood

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:152520 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus| Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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MCZ:Ent:152520 Danaus plexippus. Voucher.

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:152520 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus| Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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MCZ:Ent:152520 Danaus plexippus. Voucher.

Current Identification
Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Heteroneura Papilionoidea Nymphalidae Danainae Danaini
Common Name(s): Monarch; monarch butterfly; monarque
Determiner: [no agent data]
Nature of ID: legacy

  • additional number: Unknown:511
  • researcher code: Harvard231 [Freedman and Dingle, 2018]

Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (pinned) unknown in collection 1 History

Attribute Value Determination On
sex Male By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
collection W. D. & J. Winter Collection By: Charles Whittemore Farnum
life stage Adult By: Charles Whittemore Farnum
wing area 9.604 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing area 9.674 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 5.564 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 5.525 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 12.938 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 12.859 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.773 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.793 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing

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  • Continent:
  • North America
  • Country:
  • United States
  • State/Province:
  • Massachusetts
  • County:
  • Norfolk
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/1002724 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • Westwood
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Westwood Mass
  • Georeference:
  • 42.2139870, -71.224499 (Error radius: 3036m) By: Rachel L. Hawkins Sipe on 2017-04-21 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Collected On:
  • 1972-09-12
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 12 IX 1972
  • Collector:
  • William D. Winter

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  • [Masked]

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