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MCZ Entomology 152533

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

1980-03-09

North America: United States: Georgia: Chatham: Ossabaw Island | Ossabaw Island

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:152533 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus| Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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MCZ:Ent:152533 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
Previous Identification
Lepidoptera Linnaeus, 1758
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota
Determiner: [no agent data]
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: Danaus plexippus

  • additional number: Unknown:631
  • researcher code: Harvard99 [Freedman and Dingle, 2018]

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

Attribute Value Determination On
sex Female By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
collection W. D. & J. Winter Collection By: Jiyun Chang
life stage Adult By: Jiyun Chang
wing area 8.575 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing area 8.553 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 5.028 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 5.049 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 12.367 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 12.374 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.604 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.577 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing

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  • Continent:
  • North America
  • Country:
  • United States
  • State/Province:
  • Georgia
  • County:
  • Chatham
  • Island:
  • Ossabaw Island
  • Specific Locality:
  • Ossabaw Island
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Georgia, Chatham Co.; Ossabaw Island
  • Georeference:
  • 31.7852950, -81.109311 (Error radius: 7948m) By: Jeremy Kisala on 2020-06-01 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Collected On:
  • 1980-03-09
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 9 March 1980
  • Collector:
  • William D. Winter

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