Skip to main content

MCZ Entomology 165010

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

1935-04-24

Central America: Honduras: Bay Islands: Roatan Island | French Harbor

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:165010 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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

MCZ:Ent:165010 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: Harvard216 [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: Fred Taylor
wing area 8.533 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 5.219 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 12.442 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.569 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing

  • None

  • None

  • None

  • Continent:
  • Central America
  • Country:
  • Honduras
  • Island Group:
  • Bay Islands
  • Island:
  • Roatan Island
  • Specific Locality:
  • French Harbor
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Roatan Bay Is.; French Har.; Hond.
  • Georeference:
  • 16.3546120, -86.457795 (Error radius: 911m) By: Taylor Tai on 2017-03-22 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Collected On:
  • 1935-04-24
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 24.IV.'35
  • Collector:
  • D. Marston Bates

  • None

  • None

  • [Masked]

  • None