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MCZ Entomology 165001

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

1891-03-20

North America: Commonwealth of the Bahamas: New Providence: West Indies: New Providence | Nassau

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:165001 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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MCZ:Ent:165001 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: Harvard35 [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 6.844 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing area 6.743 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 4.481 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 4.473 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 10.864 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 10.957 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.346 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.324 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing

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  • Continent:
  • North America
  • Country:
  • Commonwealth of the Bahamas
  • State/Province:
  • New Providence
  • Island Group:
  • West Indies
  • Island:
  • New Providence
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • Bahamas
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/1008328 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • Nassau
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Nassau; NP
  • Georeference:
  • 25.0451830, -77.403904 (Error radius: 16043m) By: Jeremy Kisala on 2020-09-15 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Collected On:
  • 1891-03-20
  • Verbatim Date:
  • Mar 20 91
  • Collector:
  • Charles B. Cory

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  • [Masked]

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