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MCZ Entomology 165020

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

1923-04

South America: Ecuador | [no specific locality data]

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:165020 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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MCZ:Ent:165020 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
Previous Identification
Lepidoptera Linnaeus, 1758
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota
Determiner: [no agent data]
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: Danais archippus

  • researcher code: Harvard115 [Freedman et al, 2020]

Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (pinned) unknown in collection 1 History

Attribute Value Determination On
sex Female By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
life stage Adult By: Charles Whittemore Farnum
wing area 5.871 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing area 5.722 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 4.142 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 4.162 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 10.236 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 10.002 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.15 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.101 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing

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  • Continent:
  • South America
  • Country:
  • Ecuador
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/1000051 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • [no specific locality data]
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Ecuador
  • Georeference:
  • -1.6486160, -78.400879 (Error radius: 388466m) By: Taylor Tai on 2017-01-04 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1923-04-01 / 1923-04-30
  • Verbatim Date:
  • Apr 1923
  • Collector:
  • Ethel W. Rorer

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  • [Masked]

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