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MCZ Entomology 165037

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 2013-12-31

South America: Colombia: Magdalena | Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta Mountains

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:165037 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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MCZ:Ent:165037 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: Harvard116 [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 7.511 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 4.772 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 4.808 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 11.377 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.432 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.442 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing

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  • Continent:
  • South America
  • Country:
  • Colombia
  • State/Province:
  • Magdalena
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/1000682 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta Mountains
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Sierra Nevada Mts Colombia 8000 ft
  • Elevation:
  • 8000 ft
  • Georeference:
  • 10.7684390, -73.667130 (Error radius: 67266m) By: Charles Whittemore Farnum on 2021-02-10 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1700-01-01 / 2013-12-31
  • Verbatim Date:
  • [no verbatim date data]
  • Collector:
  • [no agent data]

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  • [Masked]

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