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MCZ Entomology 165008

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 2014-07-25

Central America: Republic of Trinidad and Tobago: Port of Spain City Corporation: Lesser Antilles: Trinidad Island | Port of Spain

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:165008 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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MCZ:Ent:165008 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: Harvard211 [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 length 4.404 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing

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  • Continent:
  • Central America
  • Country:
  • Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
  • State/Province:
  • Port of Spain City Corporation
  • Island Group:
  • Lesser Antilles
  • Island:
  • Trinidad Island
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Specific Locality:
  • Port of Spain
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Trinidad; Port of Spain
  • Georeference:
  • 10.6694160, -61.511105 (Error radius: 5483m) By: Taylor Tai on 2017-03-16 (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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