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MCZ Entomology 165021

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

1924-02-01/1924-02-28

South America: Ecuador: Morona Santiago | Mirador

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:165021 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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MCZ:Ent:165021 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: Harvard221 [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
collection A. G. Weeks Collection By: Fred Taylor
life stage Adult By: Fred Taylor
wing area 8.399 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing area 8.429 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 4.897 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 4.862 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 12.82 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 11.908 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.605 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.587 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing

  • None

  • Milkweed

  • None

  • Continent:
  • South America
  • Country:
  • Ecuador
  • State/Province:
  • Morona Santiago
  • Specific Locality:
  • Mirador
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Mirador; Ecuador
  • Georeference:
  • -3.0422560, -77.959374 (Error radius: 3036m) By: Rachel L. Hawkins Sipe on 2020-05-26 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1924-02-01 / 1924-02-28
  • Verbatim Date:
  • Feb 1924
  • Collector:
  • [no agent data]

  • None

  • None

  • [Masked]

  • None