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MCZ Entomology 164990

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 2014-07-25

Central America: Dominican Republic: Distrito Nacional Province: Greater Antilles: Hispaniola | Santo Domingo

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:164990 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

(Media Record)(zoom/related)(full)

MCZ:Ent:164990 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: Harvard113 [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
collection A. G. Weeks Collection By: Charles Whittemore Farnum
life stage adult By: Charles Whittemore Farnum
wing area 6.981 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing area 7.411 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 4.622 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 4.675 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 10.863 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 11.047 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.274 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.414 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing

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  • Continent:
  • Central America
  • Country:
  • Dominican Republic
  • State/Province:
  • Distrito Nacional Province
  • Island Group:
  • Greater Antilles
  • Island:
  • Hispaniola
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/7005423 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • Santo Domingo
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • San Domingo
  • Georeference:
  • 18.7817140, -70.254713 (Error radius: 207811m) By: Jeremy Kisala on 2020-06-09 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1700-01-01 / 2014-07-25
  • Verbatim Date:
  • [no verbatim date data]
  • Collector:
  • [no agent data]

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  • [Masked]

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