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MCZ Entomology 165003

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 2013-12-31

Central America: Virgin Islands of the United States: Lesser Antilles: Saint Thomas | Saint Thomas

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:165003 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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

MCZ:Ent:165003 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: Harvard212 [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: Whit Farnum
wing area 8.178 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing area 8.346 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 4.778 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 4.874 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 11.61 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 11.849 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.653 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.581 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing

  • None

  • [Interpreted Saint Thomas as the island but could be area in Barbados and possibly other]

  • None

  • Continent:
  • Central America
  • Country:
  • Virgin Islands of the United States
  • Island Group:
  • Lesser Antilles
  • Island:
  • Saint Thomas
  • Specific Locality:
  • Saint Thomas
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • St. Thomas
  • Georeference:
  • 18.3446010, -64.942079 (Error radius: 15227m) By: Emily Blank on 2020-03-26 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1700-01-01 / 2013-12-31
  • Verbatim Date:
  • [no verbatim date data]
  • Collector:
  • [no agent data]

  • None

  • None

  • [Masked]

  • None