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MCZ Entomology 164598

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

1899-11-28

Oceania: Tonga: 'Eua Island | [no specific locality data]

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:164598 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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

MCZ:Ent:164598 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: Harvard236 [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: Charles Whittemore Farnum
wing area 6.785 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 4.861 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 11.312 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.201 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing

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  • Specific Locality:
  • [no specific locality data]
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Eua Isd
  • Georeference:
  • -21.375759, -174.93192 (Error radius: 11754m) By: Charles Whittemore Farnum on 2020-12-03 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Collected On:
  • 1899-11-28
  • Verbatim Date:
  • Nov 28; 1899
  • Collector:
  • [no agent data]

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  • [Masked]

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