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MCZ Entomology 164999

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 2014-07-14

Central America: Antigua and Barbuda: Lesser Antilles: Antigua Island | Antigua

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:164999 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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

MCZ:Ent:164999 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: Harvard217 [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: Charles Whittemore Farnum
wing area 5.775 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing area 5.688 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 4.106 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 4.134 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 9.85 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 9.837 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.149 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.173 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing

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  • Continent:
  • Central America
  • Country:
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Island Group:
  • Lesser Antilles
  • Island:
  • Antigua Island
  • Specific Locality:
  • Antigua
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Antigua
  • Georeference:
  • 17.0738790, -61.795755 (Error radius: 15200m) By: Jeremy Kisala on 2020-03-27 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1700-01-01 / 2014-07-14
  • Verbatim Date:
  • [no verbatim date data]
  • Collector:
  • Charles B. Cory

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  • [Masked]

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