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MCZ Entomology 165007

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 2014-07-14

Central America: Republic of Trinidad and Tobago: Lesser Antilles: Trinidad | [no specific locality data]

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:165007 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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

MCZ:Ent:165007 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: Harvard81 [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 Jacob Doll Collection By: Charles Whittemore Farnum
life stage Adult By: Charles Whittemore Farnum
wing area 6.266 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing area 6.214 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 4.184 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 4.216 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 10.27 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 10.309 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.266 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.244 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing

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  • Continent:
  • Central America
  • Country:
  • Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
  • Island Group:
  • Lesser Antilles
  • Island:
  • Trinidad
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/7004789 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • [no specific locality data]
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Trinidad
  • Georeference:
  • 10.4721280, -61.261659 (Error radius: 93869m) By: Emily Blank on 2020-03-23 (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:
  • [no agent data]

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  • [Masked]

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