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Date Collected:

1900-09-14

North America: United States: Massachusetts: Essex | Nahant

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:164974 Identified as Danaus plexippus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus| Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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MCZ:Ent:164974 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: Harvard101 [Freedman and Dingle, 2018]

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 A. P. Morse Collection By: Rachel L. Hawkins Sipe
life stage Adult By: Fred Taylor
wing area 8.776 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing area 8.453 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 5.215 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 5.219 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 12.372 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 12.406 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.533 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.629 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing

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  • [Collection year hard to read]

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  • Continent:
  • North America
  • Country:
  • United States
  • State/Province:
  • Massachusetts
  • County:
  • Essex
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/1002359 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • Nahant
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Nahant Mass
  • Georeference:
  • 42.4306670, -70.933528 (Error radius: 2950m) By: Jeremy Kisala on 2020-08-14 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Collected On:
  • 1900-09-14
  • Verbatim Date:
  • Sept 14, 1900
  • Collector:
  • [no agent data]

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  • [Masked]

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