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MCZ Entomology 152535

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

1980-06-24/1980-06-26

South America: Ecuador: Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas | Hotel Tinalandia

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:152535 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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MCZ:Ent:152535 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

  • researcher code: Harvard230 [Freedman et al, 2020]

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
verbatim elevation 900m By: Jiyun Chang
wing area 6.795 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing area 6.838 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 4.53 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 4.552 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 10.959 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 10.875 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.321 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.306 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing

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  • Continent:
  • South America
  • Country:
  • Ecuador
  • State/Province:
  • Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas
  • Specific Locality:
  • Hotel Tinalandia
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • ECUADOR Prov. Pichincha Hotel Tinalandia, 900m
  • Elevation:
  • 900 m
  • Georeference:
  • -0.2979530, -79.054305 (Error radius: 201m) By: Toby Shaya on 2021-01-12 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1980-06-24 / 1980-06-26
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 24-26 June 1980
  • Collector:
  • William D. Winter

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  • [Masked]

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