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MCZ Entomology 164590

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

1873-01-01

North America: United States: Hawaii: Hawaii: Hawaiian Islands: Hawaii | Hilo

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:164590 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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MCZ:Ent:164590 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: plexippus

  • researcher code: Harvard9 [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
life stage Adult By: Rachel L. Hawkins Sipe
wing area 7.804 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing area 7.566 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 5.194 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 5.249 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 12.163 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 12.388 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.267 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.217 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing

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  • Continent:
  • North America
  • Country:
  • United States
  • State/Province:
  • Hawaii
  • County:
  • Hawaii
  • Island Group:
  • Hawaiian Islands
  • Island:
  • Hawaii
  • Specific Locality:
  • Hilo
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Hilo, Hawaii
  • Georeference:
  • 19.6904760, -155.08511 (Error radius: 10471m) By: Jeremy Kisala on 2020-08-24 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Collected On:
  • 1873-01-01
  • Verbatim Date:
  • Jan.1.73
  • Collector:
  • Henry S. Pitkin

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  • [Masked]

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