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MCZ Entomology 165038

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 2013-12-31

Central/South America | New Granada

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:165038 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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

MCZ:Ent:165038 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: Harvard112 [Freedman et al, 2020]

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

Attribute Value Determination On
sex Male By: Fred Taylor
sex Male By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
life stage Adult By: Fred Taylor
wing area 8.292 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing area 8.179 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 4.94 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 4.937 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 11.931 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 11.716 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.539 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.563 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing

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  • Continent:
  • Central/South America
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • [no sovereign nation data]
  • Specific Locality:
  • New Granada
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • N. Granada
  • Locality Remarks:
  • northern South America, covers Colombia, Venezuela etc.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viceroyalty_of_New_Granada
  • Georeference:
  • 6.03083500, -70.599030 (Error radius: 1922986m) By: Charles Whittemore Farnum on 2021-06-08 (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:
  • George A. Maack

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  • [Masked]

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