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Date Collected:

1871-08-30

North America: United States: Massachusetts: Dukes: Elizabeth Islands: Penikese Island | Penikese Island

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:164962 Identified as Danaus plexippus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus| Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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MCZ:Ent:164962 Danaus plexippus plexippus. Voucher.

Current Identification
Danaus plexippus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Heteroneura Papilionoidea Nymphalidae Danainae Danaini
Determiner: [no agent data]
Nature of ID: legacy
Previous 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: Micah G. FreedmanORCID iD icon; Hugh DingleORCID iD icon in 1905
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: voucher specimen

  • researcher code: Harvard56 [Freedman and Dingle, 2018]

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

Attribute Value Determination On
sex Female By: Asia Jones 2019-01-09
life stage Adult By: Fred Taylor
wing area 8.912 cm² By: Asia Jones 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 5.388 cm By: Asia Jones 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.661 cm By: Asia Jones 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing

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  • Continent:
  • North America
  • Country:
  • United States
  • State/Province:
  • Massachusetts
  • County:
  • Dukes
  • Island Group:
  • Elizabeth Islands
  • Island:
  • Penikese Island
  • Specific Locality:
  • Penikese Island
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Penekise Is.; Elizabeth Is.; Mass
  • Georeference:
  • 41.4501070, -70.923091 (Error radius: 923m) By: Ashley Watts on 2020-01-09 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Collected On:
  • 1871-08-30
  • Verbatim Date:
  • VIII.30.71
  • Collector:
  • Carl T. Parsons

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