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MCZ Entomology 164985

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

1934-09-16/1934-09-23

Central America: Haiti: Ouest Department: Greater Antilles: Hispaniola | Massif de la Selle, La Visite & vicinity

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:164985 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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MCZ:Ent:164985 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: Harvard229 [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 8.905 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing area 8.795 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 5.098 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 5.078 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 12.561 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 12.509 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.705 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.733 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing

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  • Continent:
  • Central America
  • Country:
  • Haiti
  • State/Province:
  • Ouest Department
  • Island Group:
  • Greater Antilles
  • Island:
  • Hispaniola
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/7005518 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • Massif de la Selle, La Visite & vicinity
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • La Visite & vic; LaSelle Range 5-7000 ft.
  • Elevation:
  • 5000 - 7000 ft
  • Georeference:
  • 18.3600000, -72.240000 (Error radius: 10km) By: David Lubertazzi on 2013-08-20 (Source: Google Earth)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1934-09-16 / 1934-09-23
  • Verbatim Date:
  • Sept 16-23; 1934
  • Collector:
  • D. Marston Bates

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  • [Masked]

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