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MCZ Entomology 164592

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 2013-07-22

Oceania: Fiji: Cakaudrove Province: Vanua Levu Group: Taveuni Island | Somosomo

Media of type image, MCZ:Ent:164592 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

(Media Record)(zoom/related)(full)

MCZ:Ent:164592 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: Harvard123 [Freedman et al, 2020]

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
life stage Adult By: Fred Taylor
wing area 7.263 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing area 6.974 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 4.73 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 4.946 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 11.308 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 11.445 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.188 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

  • None

  • Hawaii and Fiji Is.

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  • Ocean:
  • Oceania
  • Country:
  • Fiji
  • State/Province:
  • Cakaudrove Province
  • Island Group:
  • Vanua Levu Group
  • Island:
  • Taveuni Island
  • Specific Locality:
  • Somosomo
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Fijis:; Taviuni,; Somo Somo
  • Georeference:
  • -16.775068, -179.97318 (Error radius: 1033m) By: Charles Whittemore Farnum on 2020-11-04 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1700-01-01 / 2013-07-22
  • Verbatim Date:
  • [no verbatim date data]
  • Collector:
  • William M. Mann

  • None

  • None

  • [Masked]

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