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Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 2013-07-08

North America: United States: Massachusetts | Massachusetts

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:164976 Identified as Danaus plexippus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus| Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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MCZ:Ent:164976 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: Harvard103 [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 F. H. Sprague Collection By: Fred Taylor
life stage Adult By: Fred Taylor
wing area 8.609 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing area 8.449 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 5.196 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 5.175 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 12.154 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 12.1 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.543 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.56 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing

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  • Continent:
  • North America
  • Country:
  • United States
  • State/Province:
  • Massachusetts
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/7007517 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • Massachusetts
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Mass.
  • Georeference:
  • 42.2255980, -71.503710 (Error radius: 168785m) By: Jeremy Kisala on 2020-09-14 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1700-01-01 / 2013-07-08
  • Verbatim Date:
  • [no verbatim date data]
  • Collector:
  • A. C. Sprague

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  • [Masked]

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