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MCZ Entomology 164988

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

1934-09-22

Central America: Haiti: Ouest Department: Greater Antilles: Hispaniola | Massif de La Selle

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:164988 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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MCZ:Ent:164988 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: Harvard23 [Freedman et al, 2020]

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
life stage Adult By: Charles Whittemore Farnum
wing area 8.271 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing area 8.033 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 4.95 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 4.944 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 11.797 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 12.02 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.576 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.589 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
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • La Selle Rge; Haiti
  • 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
  • Collected On:
  • 1934-09-22
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 22-IX; 1934
  • Collector:
  • D. Marston Bates

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  • [Masked]

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